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Author Lake, Nick.

Title In darkness / Nick Lake
Published London : Bloomsbury, 2012

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Description 340 pages ; 22 cm
Summary 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
Notes Carnegie Medal shorlist 2013
Subject Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803 -- Fiction.
Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803 -- Juvenile fiction.
Gangs -- Juvenile fiction.
Gangs -- Haiti -- Fiction.
Gangs -- Haiti -- Juvenile fiction.
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 -- Fiction.
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Haiti -- Fiction.
Survival -- Haiti -- Juvenile fiction.
Violence -- Fiction.
Violence -- Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 -- Fction
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Fiction.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Reading nook.
Fiction.
ISBN 1408819945 (young adult hardback)
140881997X (adult export pbk.)
1408824183 (adult hbk.)
1408826933 (young adult export pbk.)
9781408819944 (young adult hardback)
9781408819975 (adult export pbk.)
9781408824184 (adult hbk.)
9781408826935 (young adult export pbk.)