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Anacaona, Golden Flower ; Haiti, 1490, by Edwidge Danticat

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Anacaona, Golden Flower ; Haiti, 1490
Title
Anacaona, Golden Flower ; Haiti, 1490
Statement of responsibility
by Edwidge Danticat
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Beginning in 1490, Anacaona keeps a record of her life as a possible successor to the supreme chief of Xaragua, as wife of the chief of Maguana, and as a warrior battling the first white men to arrive in the West Indies, ravenous for gold
  • The author brings Haiti's beautiful and heroic queen to life. Queen Anacaona's island was peaceful until the Spanish explorers conquered it in 1492. The conquistadors were cruel to Anacaona's people, and when they revolted, their queen was resigned to a tragic fate
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • Royal Diaries
  • Dear America
Label
Anacaona, Golden Flower ; Haiti, 1490, by Edwidge Danticat
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Includes a Historical Note and information about the author
Control code
zmeld2 b3532524
Extent
186 p.
Isbn
9780439499064
Lccn
2004012560
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Anacaona, Golden Flower ; Haiti, 1490, by Edwidge Danticat
Publication
Contents
Includes a Historical Note and information about the author
Control code
zmeld2 b3532524
Extent
186 p.
Isbn
9780439499064
Lccn
2004012560
Other physical details
ill.

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