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March 9 2006

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U-M grad Kathie
Klarreich chronicles
her experiences
in poverty- and
violence-riddled
Haiti.

A tale of truths - personal,
religious and political

ccording to a Creole proverb,
truth is like oil in water; it
under her skin in ways that go beyond
always comes to the surface.
words. Something about the warmth
Kathie Klarreich's first book, a memoir
and graciousness of the people, the
of her years in Haiti, is a tale of truths —
landscape, the vibrancy and color of
personal, religious and political.
the place and the music touched her in
The title, Madame Dread: A Tale of
a profound way.
Love, Vodou, and Civil Strife in Haiti
A second visit in 1988, with the goal
(Nation Books: $15.95), comes from the
of spending three weeks researching
nickname given to her by the kids in her handicrafts for her San Francisco
Port-au-Prince neighborhood. In
shop, turned into a stay of more than
Haitian tradition, women are referred to
10 years.
after the first names of
their husbands; in her
Witness To History
case, she was named for
The book opens in September
the dreadlocks of her
1988 with gunfire, when
boyfriend (who later
Klarreich found herself a
became her husband). She
front-row witness to a coup
also refers to herself as a
d'etat, the first of several she'd
"Vodou Jew."
experience. Information was
The book is timely read-
scarce, and she was not sure
ing as Haitians took part
what had happened or where
in long-postponed nation-
to find safety, but following her
al elections on Feb. 7,
instincts she made her way to
aimed at restoring democ- Kathie Klar reich
a friend's home.
racy, two years after
She was then unsure whether
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was
to remain in Haiti. It was her worried
ousted from office. Klarreich's impres-
mother, who in a long-distance phone
sionistic writing goes far in explaining
call advised either to "get involved or get
the ongoing political turbulence that
out',' who convinced her to stay.
rocks the Caribbean nation; once
Another friend suggested that since
known as the Pearl of the Antilles, it is
she was in the midst of history being
the poorest country in the Western
made, that she try reporting. She made
Hemisphere.
contacts, wrote and rewrote, and got
On the eve of the elections, Klarreich
published in the San Francisco Chronicle
was in Haiti, reporting foi Time maga-
and broadcast on Pacifica Radio.
zine. In an e-mail she wrote, "It's sort of
After a quick and determined study
bittersweet to be covering elections
of what makes a good reporter, she
again, seeing how much people want
took on more assignments and soon
change and how slow it's been to come."
found that major newspapers, maga-
From the time of the author's first
zines and television networks were
visit to Haiti in 1986, the place got
calling her. As years passed, she felt less

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