A wonderful tapestry of a novel, CLAIRE OF THE SEA LIGHT tells the story of seven-year-old Claire, a girl who goes missing the day her father decides to give her up for adoption. During the search, several interlocking stories emerge. Some concern Claire’s mother, who died in childbirth, while others explain the background of the village itself. Told in simple and lyrical language, the characters of this novel come fully-formed and with all the passion and struggles of life in a Haitian Village. CLAIRE OF THE SEA LIGHT seamlessly captures the joys and the struggles, the violence and the jealousies of humanity, weaving various tales into a single life-affirming portrait.