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The Festival of the Greasy Pole - Depestre, Rene, and Drame, K (Editor), and Coates, Carrol F (Introduction by)
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This novel, published for the first time in English, is one of the most important statements about the Duvalier regime in Haiti, written by a Haitian who played a prominent role in the revolutionary movement that brought down the Lescot regime in January 1946. Depestre's ironic note denying historical origins for the novel does not obscure the scathing caricature of Papa Doc Duvalier and the bloodbath that he visited on his own country, which is called "Zacharyland" after the fictionalized President-for-life Zoocrates ...

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The Festival of the Greasy Pole 1990, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813912820

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Festival of the Greasy Pole 1990, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813912813

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