Haiti After the Earthquake

Title: Haiti After the Earthquake

Author: Paul Farmer

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Type: Non Fiction

Released: July 12, 2011

Length: 456 pages

In this vivid narrative, Paul Farmer describes the incredible suffering -- and resilience -- that he encountered in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Having worked in the country for nearly 30 years, Farmer skillfully explores the social issues that made Haiti so vulnerable to the quake, the very issues that make it an "unnatural disaster." Complementing his account are stories from other doctors, volunteers, and earthquake survivors.

About the author

Daryl Paranada is the associate web producer for Marketplace overseeing all daily website content and production, as well as producing multimedia features -- including the popular economic explainer series Whiteboard -- and special projects. Follow him on Twitter @darylparanada.


I agree to American Public Media's Terms and Conditions.
With Generous Support From...

Sustainability Coverage

  • The Kendeda Fund
  • Wealth & Poverty Coverage

  • The Ford Foundation