"Misery won't touch you gentle. It always leaves its thumbprints on you; sometimes it leaves them for others to see, sometimes for nobody but you to know of." -Edwidge Danticat (The Farming of Bones)
The Farming of Bones, Amabelle, is a young #Haitian
woman living with her adoptive family in the Dominican Republic in the 1930's. Orphaned at the age of eight when her parents drowned, Amabelle is haunted by dreams and nightmares about her childhood.
#edwidgedanticat #Novels #shortstories