Books: On That Day, Everybody Ate: One Woman's Story of Hope and Possibility in Haiti
Why I am recommending this book:
Because this book is a powerful demonstration that the people of Haiti are so much more than the poverty that plagues their land. They are a beautiful people full of dreams and courage and resilience and the hope of a brighter day.
A book of powerful testimony. --Walter Brueggemann, author Prayers for a Privileged People
Margaret Trost shares an unflinching, compassionate account of her work in Haiti. The beauty and resilience of Haiti s people shine against the landscape of poverty, hunger, and political instability they face daily. Her journey demonstrates the power of hope, faith, and determination. --Rev. Cecil Williams, Glide Memorial Church, San Francisco
This small, polished gem of a book is one compelling answer to many questions about how to inject meaning in our lives. --Dr. Paul Farmer, cofounder of Partners In Health
"Tuly amazing and so well written. I can feel the heat, see the sights, tasts the food...so incredible and so, so moving."--Gay Thomas, Senior Research Specialist, Public Health, University of Wisconsin
"Margaret Trost is a fantastic writer/storyteller and an incredibly courageous and compassionate woman. This book will inspire many others to grow and give."--Christine T. Burnham, University of California Institute for the Study of Social Change