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American CreolesThe Francophone Caribbean and the American South$
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Martin Munro and Celia Britton

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846317538

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317200

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An American Story

An American Story

Chapter:
(p.230) An American Story
Source:
American Creoles
Author(s):

Yanick Lahens

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317200.014

This chapter presents a short piece of fiction, ‘An American Story’ by the Haitian author Yanick Lahens. It tells of a journey made by the Haitian narrator and her American companion, Scott Bradley, through the Southern United States. Her experiences in the South lead her to reflect on Haiti's experience of dictatorship, to find some consolation in Haitian history and the banishment of white rule from her country.

Keywords:   An American Story, Yanick Lahens, Scott Bradley, United States, Haiti

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