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rainy season

Haiti since Duvalier

by Amy Wilentz

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Haiti
    • Subjects:
    • Wilentz, Amy.,
    • Haiti -- Politics and government -- 1986-,
    • Haiti -- Social conditions -- 1971-,
    • Haiti -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAmy Wilentz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1928.2 .W55 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination427 p. ;
      Number of Pages427
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2208670M
      ISBN 100671641867
      LC Control Number89031003

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        The book is comprised of chapters about life during the rainy season—spring, summer, and autumn—and within each chapter are alternating stories about Thoko Makwakwa, a middle-aged sangoma (healer) and owner of an illegal pub, Dankie Mathebula, a young man struggling with the death of a much beloved cousin while preparing for his university 5/5. The Rainy Season James P. Blaylock, Author Ace Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book The central conceit of this elegant.

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