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The Haiti Experiment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Hugh Locke gives a riveting firsthand account of humanitarian work in Haiti with hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean, both before and after the earthquake. The author takes us behind the scenes to see how foreign aid is not working there, and he outlines a new approach that can help Haiti rebuild while setting a new course for other developing countries to take charge of their own destiny.
Martine
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Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Martine Carter has the perfect life. She is a Junior Professor in the Foreign Language Dept. of a community college. She has a loving husband and two daughters who are a handful but the loves of her life, but Martine has a secret. A secret from her past has come looking for her and she now has to figure out how to make him a part of her life.
Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996 - Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Haitian Migrants, Support Democracy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Marines did in the Caribbean between 1991 and 1996 was both new and old. It was new because humanitarian operations were different from combat in Vietnam or Southwest Asia. It was also new for many because it was "joint," Marines were integrated into joint task forces, especially when they were called on to care for Haitian and Cuban migrants at Guantanamo Bay.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.
Elysium Part Two. In A Landscape
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Series: Strings of Life. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
An esoteric broadcast, castaways, and the mysterious death of Richard Kelly ~ would that Mortehoe could always face such trifling concerns. As the seasons revolve and their new inhabitants grow comfortable with their surroundings, a new threat is looming, a threat that will change the old-world's future with fire and bloodshed.
The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Mystery #1
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Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This short story, set prior to the events of Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti, features the return of two children from the slums of Port-au-Prince, the brash Libète and brilliant Jak. As a generation-old family feud is about to explode over some stolen chickens, only these pint-sized detectives are able to uncover who is behind the missing birds and prevent new blood from flowing in Cité Soleil.
Shut Up & Give?
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
We can no longer just shut up and give. If we want to see poverty wiped out, we have to start questioning our approach. We can no longer keep supporting the same projects year in and year out without examining the results. They’re not creating sustained change. This is a journey around the world to discover sustainable solutions to global poverty.
Nine Nights in Haiti: an Aether Vitalis Short Story
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Series: Aether Vitalis. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In Haiti, the newly dead have nine days to make their goodbyes before the psychopomp Baron Samedi escorts them to their final reward. So when the ghost of a foreigner witnesses the raising of a zombie, he knows there isn’t a moment to lose. Can he figure out how to hijack a soulless body before the loa comes for him?