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Wrapped in plastic against the rain, standing pressed against a stone retaining
wall, the figure seemed to shine. The little light left, almost red from the invisible
sunset, made his plastic wrappings glitter. Above his head, the reddish light was
They absorb the rain from the skies, and then the sun heats it back out of them,
creating the humidity that again forms the clouds that will bring the rain once
more, and water for the seed. Haitian peasants know this, too. Si ou gen youn
sous k ...
"We had five rains before the harvest in my day, or more," said one white-haired
farmer sitting out in front of a pink borlette, his ... But as you walk down the steep
hill to the nursery, it seems that rain — which is hope in rural Haiti — is in the air.
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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