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The pink corrugated security gate behind him suddenly looked inviting in the
shade, and I leaned up against it, staring out into the street over the money
changer's head. A few dilapidated tap-taps passed by. I closed my eyes to shut
out the ...
At noon, we stopped in St. -Marc, where the night before a big crowd had
gathered in the streets. Because Mardi Gras was approaching, people were
using the seasonal street celebrations, or ra-ras, as they are called in Creole, as
Abandoned bikes lay scattered across the street. All up the street toward the
mountains, all down the street toward the Army headquarters, there was no one.
The air was still. I had the sudden, vertiginous feeling that we were the only
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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