In darkness [electronic resource] / Nick Lake.
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- ISBN: 9781599908205 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1599908204 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (341 p.)
- Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
|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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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 www.in-darkness.org and on Twitter at @nicklakeauthor.