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The Book of Embraces : Norton Paperback - Eduardo Galeano

The Book of Embraces

Norton Paperback

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Published: 1st April 1992
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Eduardo Galeano's is considered a passionate literary voice. In "The Book of Embraces", he employs parable and paradox, anecdote and dream, and fragments of autobiography to construct a passionate, ironic and joyful world view. The world reveals itself in a multiplicity of voices; what emerges is a brief for love, friendship, courage, perseverance and imagination. Galeano also wrote "Memory of Fire".

"In The Book of Embraces, Galeano goes out on the tightrope and then levitates in the air above it. . . . [His] subject is nothing less that the variety of human life and love." -- Alan Ryan - Washington Post Book World "[Galeano] is a dangerous radical storyteller, like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, like Isabel Allende, and like Pablo Neruda before them. . . . The Book of Embraces is a mosaic, or Deigo Rivera mural in words." -- John Leonard - New York Newsday

ISBN: 9780393308556
ISBN-10: 0393308553
Series: Norton Paperback
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st April 1992
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 13.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1