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In darkness [electronic resource] / Nick Lake.

Lake, Nick. (Author).


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Summary, etc.: In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.
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Subject: Violence Fiction
Gangs Fiction
Survival Fiction
Toussaint Louverture 1743-1803 Fiction
Haiti History Revolution, 1791-1804 Fiction
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 Fiction
Toussaint Louverture 1743-1803 Juvenile fiction
Haiti History Revolution, 1791-1804 Juvenile fiction
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 Juvenile fiction
Genre: Electronic books.

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In Darkness
In Darkness
by Lake, Nick
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In Darkness

Nick Lake is the much-acclaimed author of In Darkness , winner of the Michael L. Printz Award, and Hostage Three , which received three starred reviews and was named a Publishers Weekly , School Library Journal , and Boston Globe Best Book of the Year. Nick became fascinated by Haitian culture while pursuing his master's degree in linguistics. He is also the Publishing Director for fiction at HarperCollins Children's Books UK, and lives near Oxford, England. Visit him online at and on Twitter at @nicklakeauthor.

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