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The fire seemed to be burning behind Grande Rue , behind a huge old empty iron building filled with rickety wooden market stalls . The Iron Market , I later learned . We drove around the building , and suddenly we could see the fire .
Sisi is squatting near the fire in Duverger , a small village on Haiti's southern peninsula ; the Protestant pastor's wife — who bought the pig from the chef de section and had it killed — is sitting on a low chair , in her pink dress ...
and legs and swing him over the fire , a blessing for the fire or the child , it's hard to say which . Benito washes his hands in the fire . The hounsis take the basin and commence washing the women patients with the gritty stuff ...
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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