Days and Nights of Love and War

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Pluto Press, 2000 - Authors, Uruguayan - 178 pages
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Records the struggles of the Latin American people; Reissue of a classic work; Prize-winning and internationally known author; In this fascinating journal and eloquent history, Eduardo Galeano records the lives and struggles of the people of Latin America. Spanning more than two decades and covering the entire continent, from Guatemala and Cuba in the north to Chile and Argentina in the south, Galeano vividly conveys what it is like to live in a time of intense violence and repression. Alternating between reportage, personal vignettes, interviews, travelogues, and folklore, Galeano pays tribute to the courage and determination of those who continued to believe in, and fight for, a more human existence.
 

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Winner of the 1978 Casa de las Americas prize, this episodic book moves between reportage, fiction, diary, interview and travelogue to tell the story of a Latin America ravaged by exploitation and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Josephine Ensign - Goodreads

A powerful and beautifully written book. Parts of it were painful to read (the senseless violence), but important to listen to. I look forward to reading more of his work. Read full review

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Eduardo Galeano was born in Uruguay in 1940 and worked there as a journalist until he was arrested and was obliged to flee the country. He is one of Latin America's most respected writers and the author of Open Veins of Latin America. Originally published in Cuba, Days and Nights of Love and War won the Casa de las Americas prize in 1978. Galeano was awarded the Lannan Foundation's 1999 Cultural Prize for Freedom.

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