The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier

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Simon & Schuster, Jun 1, 1990 - History - 432 pages
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In the tradition of Joan Didion and Paul Theroux, this highly acclaimed writer/reporter offers a vivid portrait of today's Haiti--where during the day the streets are filled with bustling markets while at night they are filled with gunfire.

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User Review  - Isreal - Goodreads

I fell asleep so many times. I mean, understand what happened and that there are so many puppet leaders. There are so many native puppet leaders that are thieves and the people starve. Read full review

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User Review  - Jake - Goodreads

If you haven't spent time in Haiti, you'll like this book; if you have, you'll love it ... Read full review

About the author (1990)

Amy Wilentz is the author of "The Rainy Season", "Martyrs' Crossing", and "I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen". She has won the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Non-Fiction Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award. She writes for "The New Yorker" and "The Nation" and teaches in the Literary Journalism program at UC Irvine.

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