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She knows that where I come from is called Nouyok, but she thinks it's
somewhere just outside La Saline. She told me she was born in a place called
Brooklyn in Cite Soleil, like her mother, but they moved to La Saline because
someone got ...
There is a place called Miami, a place called New York. Far away. There is
money there. Someone's son once went to a place called Montreal, now he
sends back money. In Port-au-Prince there are no jobs, but still you have a
and holding her machete under her arm in the light of a streetlamp, told me that
she was out that night to defend Haiti against what she called "eskago lanmo," by
which she meant the death squads (in proper Creole, eskadwon lanmo).
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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