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Farewell, Fred Voodoo : a letter from Haiti

Author: Amy Wilentz
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Describes the author's long and painful relationship with Haiti before and after the 2010 earthquake, tracing the country's turbulent history and its status as a symbol of human rights activism and social transformation.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Amy Wilentz; Amy Wilentz; Amy Wilentz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Wilentz
ISBN: 9781451643978 1451643977 9781451644074 1451644078
OCLC Number: 788290141
Description: xiv, 329 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Toussaint camp --
White flight --
Traumatic amputation --
Black Rouge's tour : I --
Zombies of the world --
Building back better --
Citizen Haiti --
Golf-course camp --
Missionary style --
Spaghetti rounds --
Werewolves in the camps --
Black Rouge's tour : II --
The violent-sex cure --
Pact with the Devil --
Aristide's citadel --
Plastic wheelchairs --
Market of dreams --
The value of talk --
Ghosts by daylight --
Weslandia.
Responsibility: Amy Wilentz.

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Describes the author's long and painful relationship with Haiti before and after the 2010 earthquake, tracing the country's turbulent history and its status as a symbol of human rights activism and social transformation.

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"Farewell, Fred Voodoo showcases all [Wilentz's] formidable gifts as a reporter: her love of, and intimate familiarity with, Haiti; her sense of historical perspective; and her eye for the revealing Read more...

 
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