His family was quite affluent and so he spent his early years living a comfortable life in the countryside; however, due to the American Occupation of the Dominican Republic from he went into exile with his parents. His years in exile were spent in: Colombia , Venezuela and the Dutch Antilles. Upon their return the Aristy family were unable to once again establish themselves in their lands in the east of the country; instead they settled in the south western part of the country. Up till the year the Aristy family was lived in their south western holdings and went through rough times attempting to rebuild their destroyed fortune. The remaining part of his adolescence was spent in the Eastern town of La Romana where he continued his education and worked at the Central Romana Corporation's food warehouse. While working at the warehouse he was a first-hand witness to the abuses the predominantly Haitian sugar labourers were subjected to.
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Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Start your review of Over. This is the reality of my country back in the days, now that i think i really like historical books.
I learn so much of my country and the reality of my people back in that time, i feel blessed that i can hear all this stories from the people who lived or was very aware of those situations. Great Book. View 1 comment. Feb 29, Giselle rated it really liked it.
La voz narrativa, como describe, como te lleva la obra a esos paisajes y vivencias es simplemente una genialidad. Una realidad que enfrentamos todos los latinos narrada de una forma directa y con una jerga muy particular. Nov 05, Miguel Jophiel Rivas rated it it was amazing. El libro fue muy bueno, Marrero Aristy tiene una gran capacidad descriptiva para hacernos sentir la paranoia del personaje principal. Dec 26, Nikariy Dominguez rated it really liked it. Nov 08, J. Bueno rated it did not like it.
It's hard to give that rating to one of the books that in a way represents the dominican literature. There's no doubt this is a masterpiece in relation to folklore and culture, but narratively speaking, this book has lot to be wished.
I mean, my rate was one star because the second star says "it was ok". Definitely this wasn't ok. Althought, I enjoined some parts of it. It might be that I'm a little inclined to don't like this book; because of Daniel Compres, because Marrero Aristy, because of th It's hard to give that rating to one of the books that in a way represents the dominican literature.
It might be that I'm a little inclined to don't like this book; because of Daniel Compres, because Marrero Aristy, because of the boring hours I spent reading it. Who knows? Dec 23, Julissa Dantes-castillo rated it liked it.
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