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Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge DanticatBorn: 19-Jan-1969
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Dew Breaker

Grew up speaking Creole, her family emigrated to Brooklyn when she was twelve. The Haitian term Dew Breaker refers to a torturer, and is the title of her third novel. Resides in Miami, FL.

    University: BA French Literature, Barnard College (1990)
    University: MFA, Brown University (1993)

    Obama for America
    Obama Victory Fund 2012

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Manchurian Candidate (22-Jul-2004)
    Beloved (8-Oct-1998)

Author of books:
Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994, novel)
Krik? Krak! (1995, short stories)
The Farming of Bones (1998, novel)
The Dew Breaker (2004, novel)


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