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In Walking Words world-renowned author Eduardo Galeano draws on the folklore of rural and urban Latin America to discover and retell "the stories of ghouls and fools that Id like to write." These tales are beautifully illustrated by his collaborator, the Brazilian woodcut artist José Francisco Borges, and become testaments to the power of stories to make and remake and enchant the world.

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From the author of Memory of Fire, a brilliant feat of storytelling in the tradition of Italo Calvino's Italian Folktales.

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The author of Memory of Fire presents a brilliant feat of storytelling inspired by the folklore of rural and urban Latin America. Beautifully illustrated by Brazilian woodcut artist Jose Francisco Borges, these tales are testaments to the power of stories to make and remake and enchant the world. Featured on National Public Radio.

About the Author

Eduardo Galeano is also the author of Open Veins of Latin America, Days and Nights of Love and War, The Book of Embraces, We Say No, and other works. He is a regular contributor to The Nation. He lives in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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ISBN:
9780393315141
Translator:
Fried, Mark
Author:
Borges, Jose Francisco
Translator:
Fried, Mark
Author:
Fried, Mark
Author:
Galeano, Eduardo
Author:
Galeano, Eduardo H.
Author:
Borges, Jose Francisco
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Woodcuts throughout
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
8 x 6 x 0.9 in 0.885 lb

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"Synopsis" by , From the author of Memory of Fire, a brilliant feat of storytelling in the tradition of Italo Calvino's Italian Folktales.
"Synopsis" by , The author of Memory of Fire presents a brilliant feat of storytelling inspired by the folklore of rural and urban Latin America. Beautifully illustrated by Brazilian woodcut artist Jose Francisco Borges, these tales are testaments to the power of stories to make and remake and enchant the world. Featured on National Public Radio.
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