Author: Roxane Gay
This book is an open wound.
Mireille Duval Jameson is kidnapped on a vacation at her parents' home in Haiti.
I can see what would lead people to thinking this was money-grabbing sensationalism, but, to me, this was the opposite of exploitative.
This was reality; which is probably why some readers instinctively placed it in the realms of the outrageous. Sometimes it's easier to deny the truth than face it.
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