The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave

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Augustave has created a polished narrative that addresses racism and cultural and class differences and provides a wealth of information about vaudou beliefs.
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A powerful debut novel illuminating how adoptees struggle to recapture their personal histories and cultural legacy.
 

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Elsie Augustave was born in Haiti and is a graduate of Middlebury College and Howard University. She studied in Senegal and France as a Fulbright Scholar, and choreographed Elima Ngando, a major production for the prestigious National Dance Theater of Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo. Augustave teaches at the renowned Stuyvesant High School in New York City and is a consultant for the College Board.
 
Published May 14, 2013 by Akashic Books. 325 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Augustave has created a polished narrative that addresses racism and cultural and class differences and provides a wealth of information about vaudou beliefs.

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