The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier

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Simon & Schuster, 1990 - History - 432 pages
In the tradition of Joan Didion and Paul Theroux, this highly acclaimed writer/reporter offers a vivid portrait of today's Haiti--where during the day the streets are filled with bustling markets while at night they are filled with gunfire.

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This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review

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Amy Wilentz is the author of "The Rainy Season", "Martyrs' Crossing", and "I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen". She has won the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Non-Fiction Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award. She writes for "The New Yorker" and "The Nation" and teaches in the Literary Journalism program at UC Irvine.

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