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The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster
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The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

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by Jonathan M. Katz
 

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On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle it. Jonathan M. Katz, the only full-time American news correspondent in Haiti, was inside his house when it buckled along with hundreds of thousands of others. In this visceral, authoritative first-hand account, Katz chronicles the

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The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a facinating book. Surely makes you think where you want to donate your hard earned #20.00 Certainly well researched. He knows his material
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I often wondered why Hati was the way it was despite all the money poured into rebuilding the country. The author does an excellent job of explaining what happened and why and where it all went wrong. The intersection of politics, self interest, culture and other factors that he observed goes a long way to explaining what happened and recommendatoins on how to avoid it in the future. Well written and enlightening
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