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What happens when a Haitian "dew breaker" (torturer) moves to America and conceals his identity? In this collection of interrelated stories, Edwidge Danticat explores the twin legacies of torture and secrecy-the past constantly usurping the present, the nightmare of oppression superimposing itself on the American immigrant experience.
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- Edwidge Danticat: author, 'The Dew Breaker'
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