A Wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez

By Julia Alvarez

In a narrative that travels past borders and among households, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez displays at the joys and burdens of love—for her mom and dad, for her husband, and for a tender Haitian boy referred to as Piti. during this intimate real account of a promise saved, Alvarez takes us on a trip into reports that problem our mind set approximately historical past and the way it may be reimagined whilst humans from countries—traditional enemies and strangers—become associates.

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