Breath, Eyes, Memory

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Author  Edwidge Danticat

Publisher  Soho Press; Anniversary edition (February 24, 2015)

Binding Paperback

Condition  Like new


**Breath, Eyes, Memory** by Edwidge Danticat is a novel that follows the life of Sophie Caco, a young Haitian girl who is sent to New York to reunite with her mother, Martine, after being raised by her aunt in Haiti. The story delves into themes of identity, trauma, and the bonds between mothers and daughters.

As Sophie adjusts to her new life in America, she struggles with her mother's strictness and the haunting memories of Martine's past traumas, including the violent legacy of "testing" young girls for purity. Sophie eventually returns to Haiti as an adult to confront her family's past and seek healing.

Through rich, evocative prose, Danticat explores the complexities of cultural heritage and the impact of generational trauma, offering a poignant and intimate look at the resilience and strength of women in the face of adversity.

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