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Yet Aristide ' s was not a face to forget : hollow - cheeked , goggle - eyed , wide -
mouthed . The foreign journalists called him diminutive , bespectacled . “ His
Holiness , " was the nickname Harry and the others used , though not in print .
It was when I saw it that I just . . . well , her face . It wasn ' t there anymore . There
was no face . ” Joyce looks very hard out the window , but the only things there
are palms . She likes remembering the faceless body , and she doesn ' t like it .
He takes a lit baleine and runs its flame slowly across his palms , his stomach ,
his face . His flesh does not burn . The chorus begins again , the women singing “
Ale , ale , ” to the evil spirits that have caused their illnesses . Depart , depart .
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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