The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier

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Simon and Schuster, 1989 - History - 427 pages
Recounting a series of personal journeys, each interwoven with scenes from Haiti's extraordinary past, the author brings to life the day-to-day realities of the politically turbulent country

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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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