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geoffrey-edmund-fox's picture
Sep.04.2012
Includes a new (2012) foreword and two additional stories in a collection described thus by The New York Times Book Review, Sunday, November 20, 1988:“This frequently powerful collection of short stories enters Latin America as if through the rickety back door of a burlesque house: "Goo'mornin...
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Oct.15.2009
Unravelling the events of three bizarre days in November, Come Sunday chronicles the kidnapping of a Honduran Indian who is purported to be the 465-years-old Spanish conquistador Cristobal de Olid, and whisks us across decades and centuries, over a seemingly inevitable repetition in miniature of...
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Jun.06.2009
The New York Times Book Review, Sunday, November 20, 1988 ¡WELCOME TO MY CONTRI! By Geoffrey FoxThis frequently powerful collection of short stories enters Latin America as if through the rickety back door of a burlesque house: "Goo'mornin', all you wonnerful people," begins the title...
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May.03.2009
"This expansive overview of the history, economy, culture, politics, and geographic features of this progressive, oil-rich nation... is a fine introduction" [to Venezuela]. Voice of Youth Advocates "Geography, cultural life, and pre- and post-...
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May.03.2009
 "In this objective, accurate, readable and well-researched book, one will find information on the history and geography, the economic and political systems, the flora and fauna, the culture, and the natural resources. ... The reader comes away...
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Jan.08.2008
Alfredito and his family are getting ready to return to El Salvador for Christmas. It will be their first visit back since they left as refugees and made their way to California on foot. But this time they're flying! Excitement mounts as Alfredito and his family soar over the Earth and finally...
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Dec.27.2007
“A contact bomb, a volcano ready to erupt” describes not only Central America in the 1980s but—in the conception of its editors—this anthology of contraband poetry. The poems themselves were often copied by hand and smuggled onto Mexico, from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. In all...
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Dec.27.2007
A fictionalized account of the experiences of the international volunteers by one participant who fought with the Sandinistas against the Somoza regime in Nicaragua.
bharati-mukherjee's picture
Dec.27.2007
These beautifully wrought stories reveal a new world that has been created imperceptibly in our midst: a United States transformed by many new faces from Afghanistan and Asia, from Uganda and Latin America. These immigrants have in turn been transformed by the “idea” of living in America....