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Behind the Mountains

(2002)
The Diary of Celiane Esperance
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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.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2004 : USA Library Binding
Title: Behind the Mountains: The Diary of Celiane Esperance
Author(s): Edwidge Danticat
ISBN: 0-613-60403-2 / 978-0-613-60403-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Econo-Clad Books, Div. of American Cos., Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

2003 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Behind the Mountains
Author(s): Edwidge Danticat
ISBN: 0-439-53112-8 / 978-0-439-53112-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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October 2002 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Behind the Mountains
Author(s): Edwidge Danticat
ISBN: 0-439-37299-2 / 978-0-439-37299-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orchard Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2004 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: First Person Fiction: Behind the Mountains
Author(s): Edwidge Danticat
ISBN: 0-439-37300-X / 978-0-439-37300-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: First Person Fiction: Behind the Mountains
Author(s): Edwidge Danticat
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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