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A Wedding in Haiti (Shannon Ravenel Books)


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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. In this intimate true account of a promise kept, Alvarez takes us on a journey into experiences that challenge our way of thinking about history and how it can be reimagined when people from two countries--traditional enemies and strangers--become friends.

About the Author

Julia Alvarez is the author of nineteen books, including the bestselling novels How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies. A writer-in-residence at Middlebury College, she and her husband, Bill Eichner, established Alta Gracia, an organic coffee farm / literacy arts center, in her homeland, the Dominican Republic.

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Alvarez, Julia
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Biography - General
General Biography
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Family Relationships
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