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Overwhelmed with the pain of a failed fifteen-year relationship, Camille Cusumano wanted badly to escape her life and heal her emotional wounds. After a violent encounter with her ex's new girlfriend, Camille decided she had some serious soul-searching to do. She took off for Buenos Aires intending to stay a few short weeks, but when her search for inner peace met with her true passion of tango, she realized she'd need to stay in Argentina indefinitely.

Tango is a memoir of falling in love with a country through the dance that embodies intensity, freedom, and passion — all pivotal to Camille's own process of self-discovery. From the charm of local barrios to savory empanadas, Camille whole-heartedly embraces the ardent culture of Argentina, and soon a month-long escape turns into a year-long personal odyssey. Slowly letting go of her anger through a blend of tango, Zen, and a burgeoning group of friends, Camille discovers that her fierceness and patience can exist in harmony as she learns how to survive in style when love falls apart.

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"According to Cusumano, tango...is a way of life, and her keen and colorful observations of everything from the milongas...and her dance wardrobe to the people she met and danced with to the neighborhoods she lived in and the foods she ate create a thoughtful account redolent with the sights, sounds, and tastes of her own tango experience." Library Journal

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About the Author

Camille Cusumano was a staff editor at VIA Magazine in San Francisco for seventeen years, until August 2005, when she became a freelancer. She will continue to work for VIA, a bimonthly magazine that reaches 3.1 million households in Northern California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, and southern Idaho, when she returns to the United States from Argentina.

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Click here to listen to an audio podcast interview with Camille Cusumano.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580052504
Subtitle:
An Argentine Love Story
Author:
Cusumano, Camille
Publisher:
Seal Press
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
BIO026000
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Dance - Ballroom
Subject:
Women -- Psychology.
Subject:
Tango (Dance) -- Argentina.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080923
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 12.5 oz

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"Review" by , "According to Cusumano, tango...is a way of life, and her keen and colorful observations of everything from the milongas...and her dance wardrobe to the people she met and danced with to the neighborhoods she lived in and the foods she ate create a thoughtful account redolent with the sights, sounds, and tastes of her own tango experience."
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