Ms. Wayne's Reviews > Behind the Mountains

Behind the Mountains by Edwidge Danticat
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
F_50x66
's review
Apr 19, 07

bookshelves: haiti

From the Publisher

It is election time in Haiti, and bombs are going off in the capital city of Port-Au-Prince. During a visit from her home in rural Haiti, Celiane Espérance and her Mother are nearly killed. Looking at her country with new eyes, Celiane Gains a fresh resolve to be reunited with her Father in Brooklyn, New York. The harsh winter and concrete landscape of her new home are a shock to Celiane, who witnesses her parents' struggle to earn a living, her brother's uneasy adjustment to American society, and her own encounters with learning difficulties and school violence.
likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Behind the Mountains.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.