Dany Laferriere worked as a journalist in his native Haiti during
the notorious Duvalier regime, immigrating to Canada in 1976. The
author of twelve novels, he has won several awards, including the
prestigious Prix Medicis and the Governor Generals award for a
Children's novel. Dany Laferriere lives in Montreal, QC.
."..a marvellous cabinet of curiosities"-"The Globe and Mail"
"in his unique fashion, Laferriere captures the spirit of our culture, where cultural boundaries are erased and the real and the unreal intimately coexist."-"The National Post"