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His later novels explored peasant life and the universe of voodoo , and there too
he concluded that Haitians were trapped inside a corrupt society whose
authoritarian leaders and beliefs would not allow them to take charge of their own
When I see you later in town , tomorrow or something , I ' ll have some money ,
okay ? " I said . “ Okay , ” he said . “ I understand . ” “ Now go home and stay put , ”
I said . He smiled , and I knew he never would . We left him standing in the road ...
... he had said mass . That wasn ' t something he wanted to remember , they said ,
and it wasn ' t something he could forget . And , later , he told me that he hadn ' t
wanted to appear at all ; apparently he did not want to do the Church the favor ...
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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