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A Visit to Don Otavio: A Traveller's Tale from Mexico

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Before returning to the Old World after World War II, Sybille Bedford resolved to see something more of the New. "I had a great longing to move, " she said, "to hear another language, eat new food, to be in a country with a long nasty history in the past and as little present history as possible." And so she set out for Mexico--and, incidentally, to write what Bruce Chatwin called the best travel book of the twentieth century, "a book of marvels, to be read again and again and again."

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This affectionate study of the Mexican temper is one of the most charming travel books ever written. --The Atlantic Monthly Before returning to the Old World after World War II, Sybille Bedford resolved to see something more of the New. I had a grea

Table of Contents

Pt. One. In search of a journey — Pt. Two. Don Otavio — Pt. Three. Travels — Pt. Four. The end of a visit.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582439181
Publisher:
Perseus Books, LLC
Subject:
Travel : General
Author:
Bedford, Sybille
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
General Travel
Subject:
Mexico Description and travel.
Subject:
Bedford, Sybille - Journeys - Mexico
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
TRAVEL / General
Subject:
Travel Writing-Latin America
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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