Wide as the Wind

Wide as the Wind

by Edward Stanton

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BN ID: 2940153090016
Publisher: Open Books Press
Publication date: 09/30/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Edward Stanton's Wide as the Wind is based on ten years of travel and research on Easter Island, whose name he has changed in his novel in order to extend its imaginative reach to all of Polynesia. Born in Colorado and raised in California, he resides in Kentucky after having lived in Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Spain. Stanton is the author of eleven books, some of which have been translated and published in Spanish, Arabic and Chinese. Road of Stars to Santiago, the story of his 500-mile walk on the ancient pilgrimage route to Compostela, was called one of the two best books on the subject by The New York Times. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James Michener said, "Edward Stanton recounts his adventures with stylish conviction." Stanton has also published fiction, poems, translations and essays in magazines, journals and newspapers in countries throughout the world. He has been a professor of literature at universities in the U.S., Europe and South America. The Fulbright Commission and the National Endowment for the Humanities have awarded him grants for travel, research and writing. His students and colleagues recently published a volume of essays in his honor. At present he is completing a travel memoir titled VIDA: A Life.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Call Chapter 2. Rope of Knowledge Chapter 3. Kenetéa Chapter 4. Crossings Chapter 5. Marama Chapter 6. Quest Chapter 7. Ragi Chapter 8. Gates of the Sun Chapter 9. Ariki Chapter 10. Men with Bloody Hands Chapter 11. Knives of Obsidian Chapter 12. Sacred Egg Chapter 13. Vai Riva Chapter 14. Halo of Royalty Chapter 15. Deep into Time Questions and Topics for Discussion About the Author

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