Escape and Abandonment [NOOK Book]


Escape and Abandonment is an animated discussion on family dynamics and ethics, based on real life stories. It delves into reasons why some people choose to turn their backs on their family.
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Escape and Abandonment

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Escape and Abandonment is an animated discussion on family dynamics and ethics, based on real life stories. It delves into reasons why some people choose to turn their backs on their family.
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Editorial Reviews

Denise Turney
Escape and Abandonment is another work by Nicole Titus, a truly talented writer. I read Nicole's first book, Akin to No One, several years ago. Thanks to the strong, engaging characters and moving story-telling, it quickly became one of my favorites.

Although a play and not a novel, Escape and Abandonment, is fast becoming a favorite as well. The characters in the play are well fleshed out, balanced and believable. Whether or not readers are from Haiti, they can easily follow the story,
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014666428
  • Publisher: Nicole Titus
  • Publication date: 6/30/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 43 KB

Meet the Author

Nicole Titus is an artist, writer, and humanitarian born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She came to the United States with her family when she was in her early teens, and settled in Brooklyn, New York, where she still lives. Ms. Titus holds a B.A and M.A degree in English, and is the author of several books in print, such as Akin To No One, and The Prisoner of Jacmel. Her novel, Akin To No One, has been used to teach social justice at the university level, and her dramatic play, The Prisoner of Jacmel, deals with the aftermath of events which took place in Haiti after 88 children died in 1996 after ingesting cough syrup contaminated in China. Nicole Titus has started e-publishing recently, and has made available to the public, her play, Escape and Abandonment, her children’s books Going To The Restaurant: Proper Etiquette For Young People, The Golden Orb, and The Legend Of Kwame-Kwamo. As a linguist Nicole Titus has translated several important works and documents into Haitian Creole, including three dialogues of Plato. As a humanitarian Nicole Titus is interested in eradicating illiteracy in her homeland of Haiti and concentrates her efforts in ways to do that. In 2008 she was the featured speaker and guest of honor at the International Center in New York for the celebration of Immigrant Heritage week. She has appeared in various newspapers including in the Daily News in January 2010.
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