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A wedding in Haiti

Julia Alvarez

A wedding in Haiti

by Julia Alvarez

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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Friends and associates,
  • Haitians,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulia Alvarez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3551.L845 A3 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25197672M
    ISBN 109781616201302
    LC Control Number2012000452

      'A Wedding In Haiti': Making Good On A Promise When Julia Alvarez told a lonely Haitian boy that she would attend his wedding someday, she didn't expect that she would be held to her word. A memoir by acclaimed novelist and poet Alvarez (Once Upon a Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA, , etc.) about her pre- and post-earthquake travels around the island of Hispaniola and the Haitian boy who inspired author met Piti, a young migrant worker from Haiti, in , on a chance visit to a coffee farm that bordered the one she and her husband owned in the Cordillera.

    The book is about a wedding in Haiti in the town of Moustique, but it’s also about the aging of The Pitouses, the nickname of Alvarez’s Alzheimer-affected parents. The book is about the close and touching friendship between the nationals of two countries, who traditionally do not always get along. Bookshare - Accessible Books for Individuals with Print Disabilities.

      About For Books A Wedding in Haiti (Shannon Ravenel Books (Paperback)) Complete. ranepav READ PDF A Wedding in Haiti READ NOW PDF ONLINE. Wetitahat. Processional Haitian Wedding Video NYC Toronto videographer. Zackeryh Hamza. [PDF Download] A Wedding in Haiti [Read] Full Ebook. Book summary: A Wedding in Haiti BY JULIA ALVAREZ In a story that travels beyond borders and between families, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys and burdens of love for her parents, for her husband, and for a young Haitian boy known as Piti.


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A Wedding In Haiti is a great experience and its unaffected prose is as true a portrait of complex Haiti as you will find.” ―Mark Kurlansky “[A] beguiling memoir of family and culture.”—/5(68). A Wedding in Haiti is Alvarez's view into the rural Haitian family life that never makes the news.”— The Associated Press “Award-winning Dominican writer Julia Alvarez finally, sweetly, gets to know her sister country as she travels to a friend’s fete.”—/5(67).

A Wedding In Haiti was an eye-opening cultural journey into the Dominican Republic and Haiti to attend a friend's wedding, during Haiti's recovery from a devastating earthquake.

The author shares the cultural differences with the reader in such detail that you almost feel you are there/5. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Julia Alvarez.

Her book A Wedding In Haiti gives readers a peek into the county that Alvarez calls 'the sister I hardly knew.'. Julia Alvarez has been called “a one-woman cultural collision” by the Los Angeles Times Book Review, and that has never been truer than in this story about three of her most personal relationships—with her parents, with her husband, and with a young Haitian boy known as Piti.

A teenager when Julia and her husband, Bill, first met him inPiti crossed the border into the Dominican. In this book the author talks about three of her most personal relationships, with her parents, with her husband, and with a young Haitian boy known as Piti. A teenager when she and her husband, Bill, first met him inPiti crossed the border A wedding in Haiti book the Dominican Republic to find : A Wedding In Haiti is a great experience and its unaffected prose is as true a portrait of complex Haiti as you will find." - Mark Kurlansky - Mark Kurlansky The information about A Wedding in Haiti shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

A Wedding in Haiti is Alvarez's view into the rural Haitian family life that never makes the news.”— The Associated Press “Award-winning Dominican writer Julia Alvarez finally, sweetly, gets to know her sister country as she travels to a friend’s fete.”—. A WEDDING IN HAITI is a memoir, but it follows the same trajectory; even amidst the rubble of destruction, there is a chance for redemption and rebuilding.

"No one will walk away from this book without having had a compelling and memorable trip to the brink of death and back, a journey actually made fascinating by the beautiful language and open heart of Julia Alvarez, one of the.

Mark Kurlansky, the bestselling author of The Food of a Younger Land, Cod and the upcoming Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man, interviews Julia Alvarez about A Wedding in Haiti. In her humorous and poignant memoir of a wedding and an earthquake in the Dominican Republic, novelist Julia Alvarez (How the García Girls Lost Their Accents) attempts to answer this question as she tells the tale of a young worker on her coffee plantation, Piti, and his efforts to make a life by traveling from his home in Haiti to work in the neighboring country.

”A Wedding in Haiti” by Julia Alvarez. (Algonquin Books) The most poignant parts of the book are Alvarez’s brief interactions with her parents, whose home in the Dominican Republic is the.

In this quirky, familial account of a dotty road trip she and her husband made to attend the Haitian wedding of one of her coffee-farm workers, novelist Alvarez (Saving the World) offers a moving homa.

“[A] beguiling memoir of family and culture.”—O, The Oprah Magazine In a story that travels beyond borders and between families, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys and burdens of love—for her parents, for her husband, and for a /5(6).

A Wedding In Haiti is a great experience and its unaffected prose is as true a portrait of complex Haiti as you will find." --Mark Kurlansky "[A] beguiling memoir of family and culture."--O, The Oprah Magazine "A sudden promise leads an acclaimed author on the journey--and to the wedding--of a lifetime [An] extraordinary story."/5(56).

“A sudden promise leads an acclaimed author on the journey—and to the wedding—of a lifetime [An] extraordinary story.”—Marie Claire “An open-eyed view of Haiti before and after the earthquake A Wedding in Haiti is Alvarez's view into the rural Haitian family life that never makes the news.”—The Associated Press.

A Wedding in Haiti Author Julia Alvarez and her husband Bill travel to Haiti for a wedding – and then find themselves tied to a country and a culture. A Wedding in Haiti By Julia Alvarez Author: Terry Hong. A wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez,Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill edition, in English - 1st ed.

A Wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez Julia Alvarez has been called “a one-woman cultural collision” by the Los Angeles Times Book Review, and that has never been truer than in this story about three of her most personal relationships with her parents, with her husband, and with a.

A Wedding in Haiti is Alvarez's view into the rural Haitian family life that never makes the news."-- The Associated Press "Award-winning Dominican writer Julia Alvarez finally, sweetly, gets to know her sister country as she travels to a friend's fete."--Price: $.

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Julia Alvarez' "A Wedding in Haiti" is a touching, uplifting memoir of the happiness and hardship of living and loving in star-crossed Haiti.

Alvarez discusses her book at 7 p.m. Friday at the.Get this from a library! A wedding in Haiti: the story of a friendship. [Julia Alvarez] -- In this book the author talks about three of her most personal relationships, with her parents, with her husband, and with a young Haitian boy known as Piti.

A teenager when she and her husband.