Item description for Spain: A Literary Companion (Santana Classics) (Santana Classics) (Santana Classics) by Jimmy Burns...
Part personal travelog, part anthology. Highlights include: Battlefield experiences, from Wellington to the Spanish Civil war; Tributes to Spain's three cultures-Christian, Jewish, and Muslim; The joys and pitfalls of Spanish food and wine; The enduring nature of regional identity; The passion of flamenco; Bullfighting, as loved and hated through the years; How tourists changed certain parts of Spain; The endurance of the Spanish soul.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.03" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.79 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2006
Publisher BookLink Distribution
ISBN 8489954526 ISBN13 9788489954526
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More About Jimmy Burns
JIMMY BURNS, a prize winning author and journalist, was the Financial Times Buenos Aires correspondent during the 1980's. He has been a regular contributor for the BBC, Sky, CNN, The Independent, El Mundo, and the International Catholic Weekly, The Tablet, among others. His previous books include "The Land That Lost Its Heroes," winner of the Somerset Maugham prize for non-fiction, "Papa Spy" and the internationally acclaimed "Hand Of God: The Life Of Diego Maradona." He lives in London, England.