Haiti After the Earthquake Paperback – Import 26 Jul 2012
Product Description Review President Bill Clinton "A gripping recollection of the quake's ruin chaos and despair and the story of remarkable persistence hope and love in the aftermath. Once you've seen Haiti through Paul Farmer's eyes you'll never see Haitians or any of the world's poorest people quite the same way again." Adam Hochschild "Profoundly moving...An urgent dispatch from the front by one of our finest warriors for social justice. With eloquence and wisdom Paul Farmer shows how we cannot fully comprehend one of the great natural disasters of history without understanding the man-made suffering that Americans and others have inflicted on Haiti." Madison Capital Times July 14 2011 "Through the sharing of his experiences and the essays of fellow relief workers and survivors the book serves as both a first draft of history and a call to action for rebuilding a country devastated by natural and unnatural disasters... Farmer deftly tells the story of his multiple roles - doctor administrator and diplomat... His writing remains accessible revealing hope amid criticism and providing touches of humor in a unique personal narrative... "Haiti After the Earthquake" provides a relevant and engaging look into how Farmer sees the world. Readers will empathize with his anger over Haiti's suffering as well as appreciate his insistence that the disaster should open the way for serious development and rebuilding in a country long ignored." Financial Times July 16 2011 "Paul Farmer doctor and aid worker offers an inspiring insider's view of the relief effort." Wyclef Jean September 20 2011 "The book accomplishes a sense of just keeping Haiti fresh in your mind. The disaster's not over. They're a people that have lost 250 million people with 500000 still living in tents. This book is a reminder of that." About the Author Paul Farmer is Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University and chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and cofounder of Partners In Health. He also serves as UN Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti under Special Envoy Bill Clinton. Among his numerous awards and honors is the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's "genius award."
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