Papa Doc

by John Marquis
Papa Doc
  • ISBN-13: 9789768202338
  • Author(s): John Marquis
  • Subject: Biography: general|biography & autobiography: general
  • Publisher: Lmh Publishing
  • Imprint: Lmh Publishing
  • Publication Date: 15-05-2008
  • Format: p/b

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Dr Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier, former self-appointed President-for-life of Haiti, was the most brutal tyrant of his time. His pervasive secret police, the Tontons Macoute, were connoisseurs of terror. An outstanding account of Duvalier's life, laying bare the full horror of the Haitian nightmare: entire families disappearing in the night; public execution of political foes; summary killings of the peasantry; and a succession of failed assassination attempts. Enter the bewitching and terrifying reality of Duvalier's Haiti.
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Dr Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier, former self-appointed President-for-life of Haiti, was the most brutal tyrant of his time. His pervasive secret police, the Tontons Macoute, were connoisseurs of terror. An outstanding account of Duvalier's life, laying bare the full horror of the Haitian nightmare: entire families disappearing in the night; public execution of political foes; summary killings of the peasantry; and a succession of failed assassination attempts. Enter the bewitching and terrifying reality of Duvalier's Haiti.

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