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Anacaona, Golden Flower, Haiti, 1490
Edwidge Danticat   (More from this author)
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Anacaona, Golden Flower, Haiti, 1490 - Haitian Book Centre - Haitian Books in Creole, English and French, francophone litterature - Cliquer pour agrandir Ages 9+
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With her signature narrative grace, Edwidge Danticat brings Haiti's beautiful queen Anacaona to life. Queen Anacaona was the wife of one of her island's rulers, and a composer of songs and poems, making her popular among her people. Haiti was relatively quiet until the Spanish conquistadors discovered the island and began to settle there in 1492. The Spaniards treated the natives very cruelly, and when the natives revolted, the Spanish governor of Haiti ordered the arrests of several native nobles, including Anacaona, who was eventually captured and executed, to the horror of her people.

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192 Pages
Format: Hardcover
English
 
 
Publisher: Scholastic (The Royal Diaries)
2005
ISBN: 0439499062
 
Price: $ 14.00
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