Now, Danticat is out with a memoir, "Brother, I'm Dying," which tells the heartbreaking true story of her own family, in Haiti and the U.S., and a beloved aging uncle dying in shackles in Miami.
It's a tragedy and a story of family love.
This hour On Point: Edwidge Danticat on love and death in two countries.Guests:
Edwidge Danticat, author of the memoir "Brother, I'm Dying."
This program aired on September 17, 2007.