Taximan

By Stanley Péan, Stanley Péan
Translated by David Homel, and David Homel

Taximan
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In the taxi rides you're about to take, you'll be in the company of some classic drivers and of a perspicacious and sharp-eyed passenger, the writer and broadcaster Stanley Péan. Veteran translator David Homel, who introduced readers of English to Dany Laferrière with the ... Read more


Overview

In the taxi rides you're about to take, you'll be in the company of some classic drivers and of a perspicacious and sharp-eyed passenger, the writer and broadcaster Stanley Péan. Veteran translator David Homel, who introduced readers of English to Dany Laferrière with the publication of How to Make to Love to a Negro, now brings us the other major voice of Haitian Montreal: Stanley Péan, here in English for the first time.

Stanley Péan

Stanley Péan is the author of eight novels for adult and young readers and seven short story collections. He has been piloting "Quand le jazz est là" every week night on ICI Musique, Radio-Canada's all-music radio network for the last thirteen years, building up the knowledge behind this book.

Stanley Péan

Stanley Péan is the author of eight novels for adult and young readers and seven short story collections. He has been piloting "Quand le jazz est là" every week night on ICI Musique, Radio-Canada's all-music radio network for the last thirteen years, building up the knowledge behind this book.

David Homel

David Homel is the author of nine novels and a memoir, as well as a series of books for younger readers co-written with Marie-Louise Gay. A prize-winning writer and translator, he has worked in documentary film, print and radio journalism. He lives in Montreal.

David Homel

David Homel is the author of nine novels and a memoir, as well as a series of books for younger readers co-written with Marie-Louise Gay. A prize-winning writer and translator, he has worked in documentary film, print and radio journalism. He lives in Montreal.

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"Stanley Péan is an attentive, human writer, able to listen and chat with people who roam Montreal while giving the impression of living in Haiti, connected as they are on a radio that broadcasts words and music from their home country." -- Yvon Paré

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