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On my later trips, I kept rediscovering parts of town that I'd seen only once before,
on that careening ride. But now I had names for the places I had passed through
so fleetingly. Yes, I would remember, that hilly slum, or bidonville, as the slums ...
When we got to the main intersection leading out of Carrefour Feuilles and into
the bidonville called Fifth Avenue, we saw, only vaguely at first, what was the
matter. A car was stopped in the middle of the intersection, directly under a
Some had been distributed among the people of the bidonvilles, I heard. But
when you recalled that the attackers at St.-Jean-Bosco were from the bidonvilles,
paid in rum and chump change, this thought was not comforting. I had begun to ...
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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