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The big truck that went by : how the world came to save Haiti and left behind a disaster

Author: Jonathan Katz
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An assessment of how Haiti has fared after the 2010 earthquake reveals how the country continues to suffer from poverty, illness, and a broken infrastructure, assessing the factors that prevent aid from reaching people in need.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Katz
ISBN: 9780230341876 023034187X 9781137278975 1137278978
OCLC Number: 958002528
Notes: Copywrite date 2013, first published by Palgrave Macmillan 2013, first published by St. Martin's Griffin 2014 .
Description: 314 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: The end --
Love theme from Titanic --
Blan and Nèg --
The Crossroads In Louisville --
Spoiled corn --
Bon Dola --
The governor --
"When I get older" --
Sugar Land Miracle falls --
Face to face --
A gut feeling --
Cardboard palace --
All together now --
Memwa.
Responsibility: Jonathan M. Katz.

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In The Big Truck That Went By award-winning writer Jonathan Katz ties together the two crises that continue to cripple Haiti: the aftermath of the earthquake and government corruption. Asking the  Read more...

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