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The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey

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ISBN13: 9780812976724
ISBN10: 081297672x
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“I did not go to Nicaragua intending to write a book, or, indeed, to write at all: but my encounter with the place affected me so deeply that in the end I had no choice.” So notes Salman Rushdie in his first work of nonfiction, a book as imaginative and meaningful as his acclaimed novels. In The Jaguar Smile, Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the terrain, and the poetry of “a country in which the ancient, opposing forces of creation and destruction were in violent collision.” Recounting his travels there in 1986, in the midst of Americas behind-the-scenes war against the Sandinistas, Rushdie reveals a nation resounding to the clashes between government and individuals, history and morality.

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In this timeless, haunting portrait of the people and the politics of Nicaragua, Rushdie brings to life the palpable human facts of a country in the midst of a revolution.

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ISBN:
9780812976724
Author:
Rushdie, Salman
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Nicaragua
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Nicaragua Description and travel.
Subject:
Rushdie, Salman - Travel - Nicaragua
Subject:
TRAVEL / Central America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.46 in 0.3 lb

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