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The Farming of Bones

Country of Authorship: Haiti
Author: Edwidge Danticat
Genre: Fiction

Publisher: Soho Press

Publication Year: 1998

Synopsis

No. of Mentions: 5

Year of publication: 1998 (Soho Press)

Author Birthplace: Haiti

Residence: US

Genre: Fiction

Summary: A work of historical fiction, bringing to life the 1937 Parsley genocidal massacre in the Dominican Republic, ordered by dictator Rafael Trujillo, through the narratorial voice of Amabelle Desir, a Haitian orphan living in the DR.

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