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The Resource Claire of the sea light, Edwidge Danticat, (electronic resource.)

Claire of the sea light, Edwidge Danticat, (electronic resource.)

Label
Claire of the sea light
Title
Claire of the sea light
Statement of responsibility
Edwidge Danticat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the best-selling author of Breath, Eyes, Memory and Krik? Krak!, a stunning new work of fiction that brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing.Claire Limyè Lanmè--Claire of the Sea Light--is an enchanting child born into love and tragedy in a seaside town in Haiti. Claire's mother died in childbirth, and on each of her birthdays Claire is taken by her father, Nozias, to visit her mother's grave. Nozias wonders if he should give away his young daughter to a local shopkeeper who lost a child of her own, so he can give her a better life. But on the night of Claire's seventh birthday, when he makes the wrenching decision to do so, she disappears. As Nozias and others look for her, painful secrets and startling truths are unearthed among a host of men and women whose stories connect to Claire, her parents, and the town itself. Told with the piercing lyricism and..
Summary
"The interconnected secrets of a coastal Haitian town are revealed when one little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, goes missing"--
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books 2013
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10192746
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage Contemporaries
Target audience
adult
Label
Claire of the sea light, Edwidge Danticat, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=472B4A4F-00C7-40A4-8374-581E9CCA0570
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385349680
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
472B4A4F-00C7-40A4-8374-581E9CCA0570
Label
Claire of the sea light, Edwidge Danticat, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=472B4A4F-00C7-40A4-8374-581E9CCA0570
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385349680
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
472B4A4F-00C7-40A4-8374-581E9CCA0570

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