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How To Escape From A Leper Colony

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How To Escape From A Leper Colony

A Novella and Stories

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How To Escape From A Leper Colony by Tiphanie Yanique
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Lyrical, lush and haunting, the prose shimmers in this nuanced debut, set primarily in the US Virgin Islands. Part oral history, part postcolonial narrative, How to Escape from a Leper Colony is ultimately a lovely portrait of a wholly unique place. Like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Edwidge Danticat and Maryse Cond before her, Yanique has crafted a heartbreaking, hilarious, magical and mesmerisingly unforgettable collection of stories.

Author Biography

Tihpanie Yanique is from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. An assistant professor at Drew University, she lives in Brooklyn, New York, and St. Thomas with her partner, Moses Djeli.
Release date Australia
November 24th, 2011
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Graywolf Press,U.S.
Pages
188
Dimensions
152x229x14
ISBN-13
9781555975500
Product ID
3866878

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