A Visit To Don Otavio

A Visit To Don Otavio

by Sybille Bedford
     
 

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This affectionate study of the Mexican temper is "one of the most charming travel books ever written." The Atlantic Monthly Before returning to the Old World after World War II, Sybille Bedford resolved to see something more of the New. "I had a great longing to move," she said, "to hear another language, eat new food, to be in a country with a long nasty history in… See more details below

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This affectionate study of the Mexican temper is "one of the most charming travel books ever written." The Atlantic Monthly Before returning to the Old World after World War II, Sybille Bedford resolved to see something more of the New. "I had a great longing to move," she said, "to hear another language, eat new food, to be in a country with a long nasty history in the past and as little present history as possible." And so she set out for Mexicoand, incidentally, to write what Bruce Chatwin called the best travel book of the twentieth century, "a book of marvels, to be read again and again and again."

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ISBN-13:
9781458759771
Publisher:
ReadHowYouWant
Publication date:
10/29/2010
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

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