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The next day at the lottery, or borlette, he bet ten gourdes, or two dollars, on the
number 45, the numerological translation for a dreamed house, and he won.
Elated, he had his acolytes, seven young girls, gather up the blocks and bring
them to ...
Thirteen thousand dollars. Ruin and ruination." One man near me turned to
another and said, "But how can you fit thirteen thousand dollars into a wallet?" He
sat back, pleased. He felt he had gotten to the false heart of the accountant's
"Thousand-dollar bills? No, thanks, mon cher, you say, we never heard of such a
thing. The Eiffel Tower? A lie. The Empire State Building? A lie. Subways,
computers, elevators, stores filled with furs and jewelry and toys? Lies. For you,
it's all ...
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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