The Resource How to travel without seeing : dispatches from the new Latin America, Andrés Neuman ; translated by Jeffrey Lawrence

How to travel without seeing : dispatches from the new Latin America, Andrés Neuman ; translated by Jeffrey Lawrence

Label
How to travel without seeing : dispatches from the new Latin America
Title
How to travel without seeing
Title remainder
dispatches from the new Latin America
Statement of responsibility
Andrés Neuman ; translated by Jeffrey Lawrence
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Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Lamenting not having more time to get to know each of the nineteen countries he visits after winning the prestigious Premio Alfaguara, Andrés Neuman begins to suspect that world travel consists mostly of "not seeing." But then he realizes that the fleeting nature of his trip provides him with a unique opportunity: touring and comparing every country of Latin America in a single stroke. Neuman writes on the move, generating a kinetic work that is at once puckish and poetic, aphoristic and brimming with curiosity. Even so-called non-places--airports, hotels, taxis--are turned into powerful symbols full of meaning. A dual Argentine-Spanish citizen, he incisively explores cultural identity and nationality, immigration and globalization, history and language, and turbulent current events. Above all, Neuman investigates the artistic lifeblood of Latin America, tackling with gusto not only literary heavyweights such as Bolaño, Vargas Llosa, Lorca, and Galeano, but also an emerging generation of authors and filmmakers whose impact is now making ripples worldwide
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YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Neuman, Andrés
Dewey number
  • 980.0412
  • 918
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1409.3
LC item number
.N4813 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lawrence, Jeffrey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neuman, Andrés
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
Target audience
adult
Label
How to travel without seeing : dispatches from the new Latin America, Andrés Neuman ; translated by Jeffrey Lawrence
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Restless Books paperback edition.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9781632060556
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016939492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930828666
  • 1521540
  • (OCoLC)ocn930828666
  • 1521540
Label
How to travel without seeing : dispatches from the new Latin America, Andrés Neuman ; translated by Jeffrey Lawrence
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Restless Books paperback edition.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9781632060556
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016939492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930828666
  • 1521540
  • (OCoLC)ocn930828666
  • 1521540

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