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Haiti: The Duvaliers And Their Legacy
Haiti: The Duvaliers And Their Legacy
By Elizabeth Abbott
McGraw-Hill, 1988, 408 pp.

Trained as a historian, working currently as a journalist, married to a Haitian hotelier and related by marriage to Haitian strongman General Henri Namphy, the author has used her background and connections to produce a gripping but not always reliable account of the Duvalier years and their grim legacy.