A Gringa in Bogotá: Living Colombia's Invisible War

A Gringa in Bogotá: Living Colombia's Invisible War

by June Carolyn Erlick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0292722974

ISBN-13: 9780292722972

Pub. Date: 03/01/2010

Publisher: University of Texas Press

A multifaceted look at a city that has become a model for urban reform even with a war on its doorsteps, interwoven with thought-provoking meditations on living "on the hyphen" between U.S. and Colombian cultures.

Overview

A multifaceted look at a city that has become a model for urban reform even with a war on its doorsteps, interwoven with thought-provoking meditations on living "on the hyphen" between U.S. and Colombian cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292722972
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,140,573
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: A City on Display, by Herbert Tico Braun
Preface
Acknowledgments

La Primera Ronda
My Gringa Accent
Life and Rules
Looking for Maria
View from My Window
Dreaming of Journalism
War and Peace
Life on Movie Row
Redprodepaz: Knitting Peace
Dogs
TransMilenio
Three Tall Buildings
Displaced
Time
Plaza de Bolívar
Horses and Other Animals
El Chocó: Never to the Jungle
Artists: Beyond the Invisible Door
Dogs II
A City of Many Hues
Robberies
Random Acts of Kindness
Upstairs, Downstairs
Ciclovía
Bombs and Other Loud Noises
TransMilenio II
Theatre
Red, Yellow, and Blue
Disappeared
Good Friday: The Passion
Books
Gabo
Santa Marta: Listening to Students
The Strike
Remolinos
Abortion and Citizens' Rights
Catcalls and Unwelcome Whistles
Electing Álvaro
Jamundí
TransMilenio III
Truth and Reparations
Dreaming of Journalism II
CAFAM
Epilogue

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