The Resource Hunter of stories, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Mark Fried

Hunter of stories, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Mark Fried

Hunter of stories
Hunter of stories
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Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Mark Fried
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  • eng
  • "This is Eduardo Galeano's last book, a masterful, deeply considered, and poetic autobiography, written in his signature style of short essays, fables, stories, snippets of dialogue, and epigraph-length fragments with illustrations. A mix of old and new autobiographical material, Hunter of Stories includes Galeano's reflections on death, written during the very last months of his life"--
  • "Master storyteller Eduardo Galeano was unique among his contemporaries (Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa among them) for his commitment to retelling our many histories, including the stories of those who were disenfranchised. A philosopher poet, his nonfiction is infused with such passion and imagination that it matches the intensity and the appeal of Latin America's very best fiction. Comprised of all new material, published here for the first time in a wonderful English translation by longtime collaborator Mark Fried, Hunter of Stories is a deeply considered collection of Galeano's final musings and stories on history, memory, humor, and tragedy. Written in his signature style--vignettes that fluidly combine dialogue, fables, and anecdotes--every page displays the original thinking and compassion that has earned Galeano decades and continents of renown." -- Publisher's description
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A2 2017
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Hunter of stories, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Mark Fried
Hunter of stories, Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Mark Fried
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  • Footprints -- Elegy to travel -- Free -- Shipwrecked -- Wind -- Rice's journey -- Lost breath -- Stars -- Encounters -- The new world -- Satanic diversity -- Barbaric customs -- Mute -- Blind -- The monster of Buenos Aires -- Deaf -- The mighty zero -- Danger -- The passion according to Cochabamba -- The explanation -- Mother nature teaches -- We were walking forests -- The Ceiba -- The Aruera -- Nobody can beat grandpa -- The skin of books -- Symbols -- Labor -- Urraká's allies -- The slingshot boy -- Túpac Amaru's forebears -- Buenos Aires was born twice -- The first flute -- The drum -- Old folks' contest -- A storyteller told me -- Samuel Ruiz was born twice -- José Falcioni died twice -- Soil's journey -- Indignant earth -- Homage -- Andresito -- The charrúas' claw -- Coffee's journey -- Cafés with history -- Noon splendor -- Memory's helping hand -- Memory is not an endangered species -- Seeds of identity -- Divine offering -- Amnesia -- Monster wanted -- Ladies and gentlemen! -- Let's go out -- Foreigner -- Aesop -- A fable from Aesop's time -- If Larousse says so... -- And Las Vegas was born -- Would you mind repeating that? -- The golden throne -- Illuminated little dictator -- Invincible little dictator -- The terrorizer -- Purgatory -- Closed doors -- Invisible -- The first strike -- The windbreak -- Echoes -- Was order restored? -- Nests united -- The other school -- The activist -- The seamstress -- The dangerous woman -- Look who's looking -- Admirable heroes, unwanted guests -- Leeches -- Hallelujah -- The Virgin Mary privatized -- The welcome -- The gates of paradise -- A visti to hell -- My face, your face -- Masks -- This shoe -- The doctor -- Peace upon the water -- Once upon a time, there was a river
  • Once upon a time, there was a sea -- We'll have to change planets -- A nation called garbage -- Sorcerers' apprentices -- Autoism -- A riddle -- The price of devoutness -- Prophecies -- Magicians -- Very brief synthesis of contemporary history -- Diagnosis of civilization -- Report on the health of our times -- Wisdom/1 -- Wisdom/2 -- What the river told me -- The hero -- The chronicler -- A lawsuit -- A most prestigious account -- The silent one -- The storyteller -- The singer -- The musician -- The poet -- The defective woman -- The baptism -- The kidnapped woman -- The lady with the magnifying glass -- The idol -- The first female referee -- Another interloper -- Bless you, Dalmiro -- The right to plunder -- I swear -- Wars of the future -- Calumnies -- War against war -- Soccer revolution -- Let's have another cup -- The barefoot idol -- I confess -- The ball as tool -- Sly but honest -- Depraved -- Jailed -- Banned -- Beloved, behated -- Bless you laughter, always -- The weaver -- The hatter -- Textiles and time -- The carpenter -- The discoverer -- The light rider -- The sculptor -- The cook -- The fireman -- Artists -- The deceased -- Papa goes to the stadium -- Lost steps -- Absent without leave -- The offering -- The other stars -- Kings of the cemetery -- Last wish -- Trigger music -- Colors -- Bodies that sing -- The body is a sin -- Holy family -- First flush of youth -- Pleasure, a masculine privilege -- Virtuous men -- Punishments -- Bésame mucho -- The disobedient woman -- Gastronomic chronicle -- Two guilty women -- The cursed woman -- Love story -- Fleas -- Spiders -- That neck -- Those eyes -- That blessed sound -- Marriage problems -- Family problems
  • The revelation -- The taxi driver -- The newborn -- Aphrodite -- Lilossary -- The inventor -- A children's dictionary -- Back in my childhood -- The vocation -- That question -- Rain -- Clouds -- The strange river -- Paths of fire -- The moon -- The sea -- Stories tell the tale -- An utterly complete autobiography -- A few things about the author -- Why I write\1 -- God's little angel -- Why I write\2 -- Silence, please -- The craft of writing -- Why I write\3 -- Living out curiosity -- Last door -- Nightmare -- At the end of each day -- At the end of each night -- To live, to die -- I crave, I covet, I yearn
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First English-language edition.
xviii, 251 pages
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