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Primitive People - a book by Prose, Francine

Primitive People

Primitive People( )
Author: Prose, Francine
ISBN:978-1-4804-4531-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, LLC
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

Fleeing the terrors of her home, a Haitian woman finds that life in America is filled with its own hardships Simone has gotten used to living in fear. After years of dictatorship, Haiti has sunk into chaos, and death is ever present. But it isn't the corpse she finds on her doorstep that convinces Simone to flee the island of her birth--it's the night she sees her lover with his arm draped around the shoulder of another. Death is one thing, but she...
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Pages:238
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Humorous / General
Author Biography
Prose, Francine (Author)


Francine Prose was born on April 1, 1947. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968. She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Francine Prose novel The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical with the same title by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City in the fall of 2007. Prose has served as president of PEN American Center, a New York City based literary society of writers, editors, and translators that works to advance literature in 2007 and 2008.

Prose novel, Blue Angel, a satire about sexual harassment on college campuses, was a finalist for the National Book Award. One of her novels, Household Saints, was adapted for a movie by Nancy Savoca. In 2014 her title Lovers at the Chameleon Club - Paris 1932, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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