Dining With the Dictator by Dany Laferriere

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a novel, Haiti/Canada, tr David Homel

About Dany Laferriere

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Dany Laferrière was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1953. He is the author of fourteen novels, including I Am a Japanese Writer, Heading South and the award-winning How to Make Love to a Negro without Getting Tired. Laferrière's awards include the Prix Carbet and the Governor General's Literary Award. David Homel was born and raised in Chicago in 1952. He has been a journalist, editor, literary translator, and teacher, and has won numerous awards for translation, including the Governor General’s Award for Literature, Canada’s highest literary honor.
Published January 1, 1994 by Coach House Books. 208 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Across the street, the narrator's mother and world-wise aunts worry what happened to him in a city of ``zombies and sharks,'' where ``all the real men are in the cemetery.'' Indeed what happens to males in a country whose violence relegates the business of living to females, females who are also ...

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