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How to Escape From a Leper Colony

Length: 7 hours


Like Gabriel GarcIa MArquez, Edwidge Danticat, and Maryse CondE before her, Tiphanie Yanique has crafted a debut collection that is heartbreaking, hilarious, and mesmerizing. Set mostly in the U.S. Virgin Islands, these lyrical and haunting stories are part oral history, part postcolonial narrative—but ultimately a loving portrait of a wholly unique place.

“… magical and mystical tales …”—Booklist

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