A Wedding in Haiti

A Wedding in Haiti

The Story of A Friendship

eBook - 2012
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The popular author talks about three of her most personal relationships--with her parents, with her husband, and with a young Haitian boy known as Piti.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781616201517
1616201517
Characteristics: 1 online resource (287 p.) : ill., map
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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mclarjh
Aug 22, 2016

I discovered the map halfway through the book; it would have been helpful at the beginning, or add a table of contents. Photographs were not labelled. The author uses imprecise language, it reminded me of a diary. The author strikes me as naïve, ignorant of Haiti's culture, and not very self aware. She could even be accused of being class-biased and imperialist. Otherwise an easy read.

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Warru37
Apr 11, 2016

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pokeroo
Feb 19, 2013

Julia Alvarez does a wonderful job bridging 3 cultures while using humour!
I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book

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Cathy1123
Jun 22, 2012

Always interesting to read about the reasons to travel in another country.

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