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Edwidge Danticat's Claire of the Sea Light

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Edwidge Danticat talks about her new novel, Claire of the Sea Light. It’s set in a small seaside town in Haiti where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing. Claire Limyè Lanmè’s mother died in childbirth, and her father wonders if he should give away his young daughter to a local shopkeeper who could give Claire a better life. Before he can make his decision, she disappears.

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Guest Picks: Edwidge Danticat

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Edwidge Danticat was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her novel, Claire of the Sea Light. She also told us about her love of soup. Find out what else she's a fan of! 

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Edwidge Danticat: Haiti/New York

Sunday, September 09, 2012

A contemporary writer’s two worlds are tenderly revealed, in this program that features works by the prodigiously talented Haitian-American writer, Edwidge Danticat. 

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Selected Shorts: Mysteries and Wonders

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Tales with twists and honoring a mother.

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Mysteries and Wonders

Sunday, December 26, 2010

This week's episode includes three tales by Saki, Liliana Heker, Charles Johnson about something unexpected, along with a fourth in which Edwidge Danticat secretly follows her mother.

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