A Haitian's Coming of Age in 1959
In the Postcolonial Light and Shadow of Castro and Duvalier. Caribbean Studies v. 18
A journal of a teenage boy, set in 1959 against the historical backdrop of Castro's rise to power and the rule of Duvalier in Haiti. The entries document the struggles and successes the narrator has as he seeks to understand the many events unfolding in Haiti and Cuba at that time.
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"A valuable primary source for historians of this period." - Dr. Herbert Richardson, Editor The Edwin Mellen Press"