Rio de Janeiro: Carnival Under Fire

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Bloomsbury, 2004 - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - 244 pages
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In this vibrant portrait, Ruy Castro draws on Rio's past, showing that even in periods of comparative calm, there has always been a palpable excitement in the air - the feeling of a carnival under fire

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There are many popular conceptions of Rio de Janeiro--carnival, string bikinis, nonstop sans souci --all of which are true. But Brazilian writer and journalist Castro, himself a native of Rio and a ... Read full review

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Ruy Castro is a writer and a journalist whose books include two classics about Bossa Nova, a biography of the immortal footballer Garrincha and an encyclopaedia of Ipanema. He has also edited a compendium of 1,600 poisonous

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