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Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun: A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti

Author: Vilmond Joegodson Déralciné; Paul Jackson
Publisher: [s.l.] Athabasca University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document
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When Joegodson Déralciné was still a small child, his parents left rural Haiti to resettle in the rapidly growing zones of Port-au-Prince. As his family entered the city in 1986, Duvalier and his dictatorship exited. Haitians, once terrorized under Duvalier's reign, were liberated and emboldened to believe that they could take control of their lives. But how? Joining hundreds of thousands of other peasants trying  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vilmond Joegodson Déralciné; Paul Jackson
ISBN: 9781771990110 1771990112 9781771990127 1771990120 9781771990134 1771990139 9781771990141 1771990147
OCLC Number: 1004185758
Language Note: English
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (390 p.))
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgements Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the SunA Memoir from the Heart of HaitiVilmond Joegodson Deralcine CommentaryAn Essay on Haitian Politics and HistoryPaul Jackson Glossary of Haitian TermsPawol Granmoun/Haitian SayingsChants

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A poor man's first-hand account of the punishing realities of daily life in Haiti from the final years of the Duvalier dictatorship to the year following the 2010 earthquake.  Read more...

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