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Costa Rica #1: Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion

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Table of Contents

Northern Zone:

Carmen Naranjo "Believe It or Not"

Jose Leon Sanchez "The Girl Who Came from the Moon"

Mario Gonzalez Feo "Bucho Vargas, Healer and Medicine Man"

San Jose and the Central Valley:

Yolanda Oreamuno "The Lizard with the White Belly"

Rima de Vallbona "The Chumico Tree"

Fabian Dobles "The Tagua Tree"

Samuel Rovinski "The Adventure"

Fernando Duran Ayanegui "Monday"

Alfonso Chase "Faust in Hatillo"

Guanacaste:

Rima de Vallbona "Mystery Stone"

Southern Pacific Coast

Carlos Salazar Herrera "The Bongo"

Alfonso Chase "She Wore a Bikini"

Southern Zone:

Carlos Salazar Herrera "The Carbonero"

Atlantic Zone:

Fabian Dobles "The Diary"

Carlos Luis Fallas "In the Shadow of the Banana Tree"

Quince Duncan "The Oropendolas"

Abel Pacheco From "Deeper Than Skin"

Julieta Pinto "The Blue Fish"

Costa Rica:

Yolanda Oreamuno "The Spirit of My Land"

Carmen Lyra "Pastor's Ten Little Old Men"

Joaquin Gutierrez "A Leaf of Air"

Max Jimenez "The Palmitero"

Louis Ducoudray "Here"

Uriel Quesada "We Have Brought You the Sea"

Alfredo Aguilar "Mint Flowers"

Carmen Naranjo "When New Flowers Bloomed"

Synopsis:

Journey into the Costa Rican imagination through twenty-six remarkable stories, selected and organized regionally for the curious traveler. Here, for the first time in English, the best of Costa Rica's writers conjure the country's allure and vitality, its coffee fields and palm groves, cicadas and songbirds, shrouded mountains and blazing savannas, while telling stories unique to Costa Rican life. Contributors include Alfredo Aguilar, Fernando Durán Ayanegui, Alfonso Chase, Quince Duncan, Fabián Dobles, Louis Ducoudray, Carlos Luis Fallas, Mario Gonzáles Feo, Joaquín Gutiérrez, Carlos Salazar Herrera, Max Jiménez, Carmen Lyra, Carmen Naranjo, Yolanda Oreamuno, Abel Pacheco, Julieta Pinto, Uriel Quesada, Samuel Rovinski, José León Sánchez, and Rima de Vallbona.

Synopsis:

A collection of 26 remarkable stories by Costa Rican writers--most of which is available in English for the first time. Whether searching for something relevant and entertaining to read on Costa Rica's idyllic beaches or looking for Latin American enchantment back home, this is a fiction reader's cultural guidebook to the country. 2-page map.

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ISBN:
9781883513009
Editor:
Ras, Barbara
Foreword:
Arias, Oscar
Foreword by:
Arias, Oscar
Foreword:
Arias, Oscar
Editor:
Ras, Barbara
Editor:
Silver, Katherine
Author:
Ras, Barbara
Author:
Arias, Oscar
Editor:
Silver, Katherine
Publisher:
Whereabouts Press
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Costa rica
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Costa Rican fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Short stories, Costa Rican.
Subject:
Costa Rican fiction
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Whereabouts
Series:
Traveller's Literary Companion
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Map
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.25 x 5 in 9 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
Journey into the Costa Rican imagination through twenty-six remarkable stories, selected and organized regionally for the curious traveler. Here, for the first time in English, the best of Costa Rica's writers conjure the country's allure and vitality, its coffee fields and palm groves, cicadas and songbirds, shrouded mountains and blazing savannas, while telling stories unique to Costa Rican life. Contributors include Alfredo Aguilar, Fernando Durán Ayanegui, Alfonso Chase, Quince Duncan, Fabián Dobles, Louis Ducoudray, Carlos Luis Fallas, Mario Gonzáles Feo, Joaquín Gutiérrez, Carlos Salazar Herrera, Max Jiménez, Carmen Lyra, Carmen Naranjo, Yolanda Oreamuno, Abel Pacheco, Julieta Pinto, Uriel Quesada, Samuel Rovinski, José León Sánchez, and Rima de Vallbona.
"Synopsis" by , A collection of 26 remarkable stories by Costa Rican writers--most of which is available in English for the first time. Whether searching for something relevant and entertaining to read on Costa Rica's idyllic beaches or looking for Latin American enchantment back home, this is a fiction reader's cultural guidebook to the country. 2-page map.
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