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245 00 Lavil :|blife, love, and death in Port-au-Prince /|cedited
       by Peter Orner and Evan Lyon ; foreword by Edwidge 
       Danticat. 
246 30 Life, love, and death in Port-au-Prince 
264  1 New York :|bVoice of Witness, Verso Books,|c[2017] 
300    336 pages :|billustrations ;|c21 cm. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
520    Half a dozen years after the deadliest earthquake in the 
       history of the Western Hemisphere struck Haiti, the island
       nation remains in crisis, but the international community 
       no longer seems interested. This immersive and engrossing 
       book, based on five years of research and scores of 
       interviews translated from Haitian Kreyol, gives voice to 
       the continuing struggle of Haitian people to reconstruct 
       their nation from the devastation of the earthquake, and 
       from many decades of political and economic disaster.  The
       earthquake killed more than 200,000, rendered more than a 
       million and a half homeless, and wiped out what little 
       infrastructure existed in the country. But prior to the 
       quake, half the country was illiterate and two-thirds of 
       Haitians lived in poverty. This book makes clear the long 
       genesis of the ongoing crisis and illuminates the depths 
       of the continuing problems, and does so through some of 
       the most marginal and least-heard people in the world.  
650  0 Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010|vPersonal narratives. 
650  0 Interviews|zHaiti|zPort-au-Prince. 
651  0 Port-au-Prince (Haiti)|vBiography. 
651  0 Port-au-Prince (Haiti)|xSocial conditions|y21st century. 
651  0 Port-au-Prince (Haiti)|xEconomic conditions|y21st century.
651  0 Haiti|xSocial conditions|y21st century. 
651  0 Haiti|vBiography. 
700 1  Orner, Peter,|eeditor. 
700 1  Lyon, Evan,|eeditor. 
710 2  Voice of Witness (Organization),|esponsoring body. 
830  0 Voice of witness. 
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  972.94 LAV    AVAILABLE