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In his big old Chevy he drove me through one slum , and then another , and out
along a stretch of shanties , and down past ... No slums . He charged me what I
later learned was an unthinkable fifteen dollars . Often these days , it occurs to
Mostly these people go back to the slums to die . ... like Daniel C . Claude , the
healer ; Matthieu , the houngan of Kenscoff ; Madame François , a leaf doctor in
the Cité Soleil slum ; or J . D . Percy , a downtown astrologer and medicine man .
The piece opens with a photograph of a small child sleeping naked on a sheet of
cardboard in a Port - auPrince slum . ... the body of a man whom troops killed at
random in the slums ; General Henri Namphy saluting in his impressive gold ...
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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