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Jacques Stephen Alexis, born in Gonaives

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Jacques Stephen Alexis, born in Gonaives

This is the Haitian writer Jacques Stephen Alexis. He was born in Gonaives in 1922. His father was, Stephen Alexis, who was also a writer.

Jacques Stephen Alexis was mainly influenced by other Haitian writers such as Jacques Roumain. Some of his works
include: 'Compère Général Soleil', written in 1955, 'Les Arbres musiciens' and 'L'Espace d'un cillement'.

Tags: jacques stephen alexis, Writer, Book, Poet, Marxist, Communist

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