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Author Cadet, Jean-Robert, 1955-
Title My stone of hope : from Haitian slave child to abolitionist / Jean-Robert Cadet, with the assistance of Jim Luken
Publisher Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011
Edition 1st ed

 MEMORIAL LEVEL 2  E184.H27 C335 2011    AVAILABLE

Description x, 279 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Summary Cadet tells the story of his youth as a restavek, a practice of using children as unpaid and uneducated domestic workers often subjected to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. He is an advocate for these children and argues that the practice has created damaged adults incapable of participating in a productive economy--From P. [4] of cover
Alt Author Luken, Jim
Subject Cadet, Jean-Robert, 1955-
Haitian Americans -- Biography
Children -- Haiti -- Social conditions
Haiti -- Social conditions
Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Biography
ISBN 9780292728530 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292728530 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292729292 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292729294 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780292738843 (ebk.)
OCLC # 714734738

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