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Uake Horror and Hope in Haiti is the kind of novel that manages to grip our heart and keep ou locked in from start to finish It is well written with an emotional and dramatic foundation exploring the realities of devastation natural disasters hope and horror of living through a terrible tragedy and what comes after Will Loiseau does a wonderful job of immediately setting the stage as Jean Carmelo arrives in Port au Prince only to uickly dive
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SWIFT AND SHARP DESCRIPTIVE EMOTIONALLY CHARGED AND RIFE WITHand sharp descriptive emotionally charged and rife with a fantastic way Overall this was well worth the read and certainly gave me a small glimpse of what it was like in the wake of the Haiti earthuake On the fateful morning of January 12 2010 Haiti was awakened by the worst earthuake seen on the western hemisphere We all watched the news read about it in the papers death toll disease outbreaks relief efforts evacuation efforts But do mere numbers justify the sufferings of the people who have witnessed the horror of a lifetime Author Loiseau as the protagonist American Jean Carmelo takes us to. The most horrifying threat is one that catches ou when ou least expect it Jean Carmelo had arrived in Port au Prince on Monday The following afternoon everyth. ,
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A Hellish And Human WellHellish and Human Well Storyuake Horror and Hope in Haiti By Will Loiseau Is by Will Loiseau is exceptional example of autobiographical fiction that works I was not sure what to think as the opening chapters
Are Slow We Read Mundane Details Ofslow We read mundane details of to the airport and other family interactions that usually would not entice the reader to forge ahead And et we all know what is coming so the deliberate pace and ordinariness sets the stage and provides a contrast And contrast we do get when Jean Carmelo finds himself one second calmly sipping pineapple soda and the next in the epicenter of hell the 2010 70 Haiti earthuake where over 200000 people died A menacing rumble with force than dozens of high speed locomotives came straight at themfrom every possible direction The building oscillated rapidly and violently throwing them onto the floor as if they were life size dolls From this point on the novel ramps up and up as we move with Jean Carmelo through disbelief in what is occurring to dawning horror as he walks the devastated streetsThe beginning of the novel also serves to connect us to Jean Carmelo Ing turned for the worst A magnitude 70 earthuake delivered the most shocking event Haiti had ever seen Millions were caught off guard Hundreds of thousands los. Nd his family We care deeply about him about Rose his slightly off balanced mother and Jules his father with advancing Alzheimer s We also get details about Haiti like the Texaco station with its red letters missing from the sign just as Jean Carmelo remembers it And everywhere details of the crushing poverty before the earthuake With so many people out of work and living in an environment so unstable large corporations saw no reason to stick around There was hardly a supermarket fast food restaurant or movie theatre in sight While the post earthuake subject matter is heart wrenching it is Loiseau s ability to focus on small human concerns that lifts it out of
Journalistic Reporting For Example We See Jeanreporting For example we see Jean impatient and et tenderly helping his father who is oblivious to aftershock dangers The walls began violently trembling Every glass and ceramic object in the house sang it familiar rattling chorus Jules experiencing an untimely lapse of memory remained seated innocently staring into his son s eyes These slight incidents and this human story is what becomes the story and it is a satisfying well crafted one indee. T their lives Based on a true story author Will Loiseau writes about being at the epicenter before and after one of the world's most devastating natural disaste. being at the epicenter before and after one of the world's most devastating natural disaste.