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In Darkness [compact Disc]

By Nick Lake

Shorty is a Haitian boy trapped in the rubble of a hospital when an earthquake shatters the world around him. Surrounded by lifeless bodies and growing desperately weak from lack of food and water, death seems imminent. Yet as Shorty waits for a rescue that may never come, he becomes aware of another presence, one reaching out to him across two hundred years of history. It is a man named Toussaint l’Ouverture—the Haitian slave turned revolutionary leader whose life was marred by violence and whose own end came in darkness. As Shorty slips in and out of consciousness, scenes from his life and Toussaint’s play back and entwine. And though separated by centuries, what this modern boy from the slums and the visionary black leader have in common will leave listeners shivering. Raw, harrowing, and peopled with vibrant characters, In Darkness is an extraordinary audiobook about the cruelties of man and nature, and the valiant, ongoing struggle for a country’s very survival. Advance Praise for In Darkness “A tale of two Haitis—one modern, one historic—deftly intertwine. . . . This double-helix-of-a-story explores the nature of freedom, humanity, survival and hope. A dark journey well worth taking—engrossing, disturbing, illuminating.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Format

Nonmusical Sound Recording

Availability

1 available at Main (Downtown)
  • TEEN BCD F Lake [8 DISC], Teen Book on CD

ISBN

9781455877065


Format: Nonmusical Sound Recording
Author: Lake, Nick
Summary: Shorty is a Haitian boy trapped in the rubble of a hospital when an earthquake hits the country. As Shorty waits for a rescue that may never come, he becomes aware of a presence reaching out to him; a man named Toussaint l'Ouverture, the Haitian slave turned revolutionary leader whose life was marred by violence and whose own end came in darkness. And though separated by centuries, what this modern boy from the slums and the visionary black leader have in common will leave listeners shivering.
Title: In darkness [compact disc] / Nick Lake.
Publisher Date: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, p2011.
Subject: Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803 -- Teen fiction. Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 -- Teen fiction. Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Teen fiction.
Isbn: 9781455877065 1455877069
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: TF Lake
Oclc: 822976569
Upc:
Bib Id: 421629

Format: Nonmusical Sound Recording
Author: Lake, Nick
Summary: Shorty is a Haitian boy trapped in the rubble of a hospital when an earthquake hits the country. As Shorty waits for a rescue that may never come, he becomes aware of a presence reaching out to him; a man named Toussaint l'Ouverture, the Haitian slave turned revolutionary leader whose life was marred by violence and whose own end came in darkness. And though separated by centuries, what this modern boy from the slums and the visionary black leader have in common will leave listeners shivering.
Title: In darkness [compact disc] / Nick Lake.
Edition: Unabridged ; Library ed.
Publisher, Date: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, p2011.
Description: 8 sound discs (8 hr., 48 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Ages 12+.
Series: Brilliance Audio on compact disc
Series: Brilliance Audio on compact disc
Subjects: Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803 -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Teen fiction.
Other Author: Darcie, Benjamin L.
Other Author: Brilliance Audio (Firm)
Notes: Compact discs.
Notes: Duration: 8:48:00.
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Director, Ralph Lister.
Notes: Performed by Benjamin L. Darcie.
ISBN: 9781455877065
ISBN: 1455877069
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: TF Lake
Medium: [compact disc]