I would have read this book even if it was not required. Very interesting first-hand portrayal of Haitian history. Read morePublished 9 months ago by C. Parker
This book was the worst example of oral history I've ever encountered. Riddled with scenes of witchcraft, sex, and other crazy tales, true history is hard to find in this... Read morePublished on January 17, 2011 by Marie
In the preface to the (translated) 1968 edition of "The Autobiography of a Runaway Slave" (by Esteban Montejo, edited by Miguel Barnet), Barnet describes how Montejo had... Read morePublished on May 24, 2004 by "jeffonthebodkin"
"...a powerful account of a vanished world...invaluable." --Newsweek
"An extraordinary record of a bygone era... Read more