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The Farming of Bones

by: Edwidge Danticat

Publisher: soho press (1988)

$16.00

Staff Pick by comrade: Javier

I will read this book again and again--have read it again and again. This book is set around the little known massacre of Haitian laborers at the behest of Trujillo in 1937. Danticat's narrator tells us how it is possible to survive even through a haze of impossible grief, and makes me wonder: who has it better: the dead or the living?