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"Nou vle Titid," the boys chanted, calling Aristide by his nickname that has
connotations of cute littleness, as in petit. In French, titi is slang for "street urchin."
We want Titid, the boys said. They had him. When they finally squeezed out with
"Titid says maybe. If he can find one." "Is New York near Africa?" Chef asks. He
has been putting this question together for a long time. "We come from Africa." "
No," I say. "Africa is across a lot of water on the other side of the Dominican ...
"Poor Titid," said a friend of mine, a Haitian journalist. "He is always having these
nervous prostrations. He's so sensitive. He stops eating, too, ends up looking like
a skeleton. I remember last year interviewing him after there had been some ...
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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