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Djo has a story: Once he was one of"Titid's boys, " a vital member of Father Jean-Bertrand Aristide's election team, fighting to overthrow military dictatorship in Haiti. Now he is barely alive, the victim of a political firebombing. Jeremie has a story: Convent-educated Jeremie can climb out of the slums of Port-au-Prince. But she is torn between her mother's hopes and her own wishes for herself... and for Haiti. Father Jean-Bertrand Aristide has a story: A dream of a new Haiti, one in which every person would have a decent life... a house with a roof... clean water to drink... a good plate of rice and beans every day... a field to work in. At Aristide's request, Djo tells his story to Jeremie - for Titid believes in the power of all of their stories to make change. As Jeremie listens to Djo, and to her heart, she knows that they will begin a new story, one that is all their own, together.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780064471367
ISBN-10: 0064471365
Format: Paperback
(173mm x 106mm x 14mm)
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1994
Country of Publication: United States


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