Item description for Memoria del Fuego, vol. 3. El Siglo del Viento (Spanish Edition) by Eduardo Galeano...
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Studio: Siglo XXI
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.54" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.99" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2002
Publisher Siglo XXI
ISBN 968231786X ISBN13 9789682317866
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More About Eduardo Galeano
EDUARDO GALEANO is the author of Open Veins of Latin America, Memory of Fire Trilogy, Book of Embraces and the forthcoming Upside Down
Eduardo Galeano lived in Montevideo. Eduardo Galeano was born in 1940 and died in 2010.
Eduardo Galeano has published or released items in the following series...
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Crowning the trilogy Oct 12, 2003
As an operatic finale, "El Siglo del Viento" could stand alone as one of the greatest pieces of Latin American literature. However, it is just the last part of the "Memoria del Fuego" trilogy. This makes it a unique book, a treasure, and -personally- one that influenced the most on my life. Many historians have had outstanding investigative History books on Latin America. The difference with Galeano is that he found the way to conjugate History, Poetry and Story-telling into what becomes a superb masterpiece. Yet, his language is unsophisticated, easy to read and so pleasing. The tragedy of Latin American History is exposed in this exquisite homage to the lost lives of many Latin Americans who believed in a better future for this region. This is also an homage to those who never give up in their struggle. Despite everything that has happened in Latin America since Galeano wrote this book, it is still quite fresh. The roots of disgrace and -yet- the magical greatness of Latin America are alive: misery and dignity come hand in hand, like two inseparable sibblings. However, as Galeano said, utopia is necessary... to keep us walking.