A View of the World: Selected Journalism

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"Collected between these covers are twenty of Norman Lewis's pieces of travel writing, spanning a period of 30 years. He brings us face to face with Castro's executioner, with a tragic Ernest Hemingway and with the unchanged lifestyle of fishermen in an unspoilt Ibiza. He describes the gentle pleasures of Belize, the ferocious blood feuds of Sardinian bandits and the unpleasant duty of repatriating Cossacks to the Soviet Union in 1944." At the heart of the collection is Lewis's famous report on the genocide of the Brazilian Indians, which led to
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"Collected between these covers are twenty of Norman Lewis's pieces of travel writing, spanning a period of 30 years. He brings us face to face with Castro's executioner, with a tragic Ernest Hemingway and with the unchanged lifestyle of fishermen in an unspoilt Ibiza. He describes the gentle pleasures of Belize, the ferocious blood feuds of Sardinian bandits and the unpleasant duty of repatriating Cossacks to the Soviet Union in 1944." At the heart of the collection is Lewis's famous report on the genocide of the Brazilian Indians, which led to the creation of Survival International to campaign for the rights of tribal peoples.
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This volume collects 20 of Lewis's top travel pieces. His adventures span the globe, but the heart of the volume is his report on the genocide of Brazilian Indians. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780907871439
  • Publisher: Eland Books
  • Publication date: 7/15/2005
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 310
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1 A quiet evening in Huehuetenango 13
2 A letter from Belize 23
3 Festival in Laos 35
4 The bullfight revisited 39
5 Rangoon express 55
6 Ibiza 60
7 Assassination in Ibiza 83
8 'Tubman bids us toil' 91
9 Goa 114
10 A few high-lifes in Ghana 119
11 Fidel's artist 140
12 Two generals 145
13 Genocide 150
14 Surviving with spirit 188
15 The white promised land 202
16 Seville 219
17 The Cossacks go home 230
18 A mission to Havana 247
19 The bandits of Orgosolo 259
20 High adventure with the Chocos of Panama (six hours required) 292
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