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How to Escape from a Leper Colony: A Novella and Stories

Country of Authorship: St Thomas
Author: Tiphanie Yanique
Genre: Fiction

Publisher: Graywolf Press

Publication Year: 2010


The debut collection of stories by Tiphanie Yanique, set mostly in the US Virgin Islands. Part oral history, part postcolonial narrative, How to Escape from a Leper Colony is ultimately a loving portrait of a wholly unique place.

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