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Days and Nights of Love and War is the personal testimony of one of Latin America's foremost contemporary political writers. In this fascinating journal and eloquent history, Eduardo Galeano movingly records the lives of struggles of the Latin American people, under two decades of unimaginable violence and extreme repression. Alternating between reportage, personal vignettes, interviews, travelogues, and folklore, and richly conveyed with anger, sadness, irony, and occasional humor, Galeano pays loving tribute to the courage and determination of those who continued to believe in, and fight for, a more human existence. The Lannan Foundation awarded the 1999 Cultural Prize for Freedom to Eduardo Galeano, in recognition of those "whose extraordinary and courageous work celebrates the human right to freedom of imagination, inquiry and expression."

Originally published in Cuba, Days and Nights of Love and War won the Casa de las Américas prize in 1978.

Review:

"Days and Nights succeeds not only because of its socio-political authenticity and lyrical style but because of its interweaving of anger and tenderness, elation and sorrow." The Nation

About the Author

Eduardo Galeano is the author of Open Veins of Latin America, Memory of Fire Trilogy, Book of Embraces and the forthcoming Upside Down.

Sandra Cisneros is the highly acclaimed author of many books, including The House on Mango Street and Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories.

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ISBN:
9781583670231
Author:
Galeano, Eduardo
Publisher:
Monthly Review Press
Foreword by:
Cisneros, Sandra
Foreword:
Cisneros, Sandra
Author:
Galeano, Eduardo H.
Author:
Cisneros, Sandra
Location:
New York
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Caribbean & Latin American
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
South American
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Authors, Uruguayan.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
Latin America Politics and government.
Subject:
Authors, Uruguayan - 20th century
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
2000-4408
Publication Date:
20001001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
220
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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