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Voices of Time: A Life in Stories

by: Eduardo Galeano

Publisher: Picador (2001)

$24.00

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Though each story is less than a page, every one recalls some deep seated emotion or memory, starting off feeling slightly disjointed, but the more you read the more connected to the writing you become. Often funny, always meaningful. It's wonderful!

Inthiskaleidoscopeofreflections,renownedSouthAmericanauthorEduardoGaleanorangeswidely,fromchildhoodtolove,music,plants,fear,indignity,andindignation.InthesignalstyleofhisbestsellingMemoryofFiretrilogybrieffragmentsthatbuildsteadilyintoanorganicwholeGaleanooffersarich,wryhistorythatisbothcalmlyphilosophicalandfiercelypolitical.