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I DREAMT THE SNOW WAS BURNING

by Skarmeta, Antonio; Coad, Malcolm (translator)

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Karen Wickliff - Books
Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780930523077
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Readers International, 1985. 220pp. Trade paperback, VG, paper has turned light brown, no names or markings in book, "On 11 September 1973 General Augusto Pinochet led a military coup against the elected government of Salvador Allende, bombing La Moneda, the presidential seat in Chile’s capital Santiago where the President died resisting the attack.The National Football Stadium became a torture centre,… Read more
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MAYA SOCIETY UNDER COLONIAL RULE : The Collective Enterprise of Survival

by Farriss, Nancy M.

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Published
1984
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Very Good
ISBN
9780691101583
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Princeton, 1984. 585pp. Trade paperback, corner tips slightly curled, two ink marks on bottom page edge, no names or writing, Fourth Printing, index, bibliography, glossary, chapter notes, appendices, tables, b&w photos, MAYA SOCIETY UNDER COLONIAL RULE : The Collective Enterprise of Survival, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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SATIRAS

by Bilac, Olavo; Simoes Jr., Alvaro (editor)

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Published
2013
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Very Good
ISBN
9789898814630
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Colecao Brasil , 2013. 231pp. Trade paperback, VG, owner name on title page, text in Portuguese, Collection of poems and verse, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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DINING WITH THE DICTATOR

by Laferriere, Dany; Homel, David (translator)

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Published
1994
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Very Good
ISBN
9780889104808
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$6.75

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Coach House Press , 1994. 207pp. Trade paperback, VG, It is the early 1970s in Haiti. A shy adolescent boy, raised in a devout family of women, gets mixed up in a misunderstanding at the Macaya Bar in Port-au-Prince's Zone Rouge. Terrified that he has become a target for the Tontons Macoutes - Duvalier's feared and hated secret police -… Read more
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SHABONO : A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rainforest

by Donner, Florinda

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780062502421
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HarperSanFrancisco, 1992. 305pp. Trade paperback, VG, no names or markings in book, glossary, SHABONO : A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rainforest, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Princeton, 1997. 451pp. Green cloth hardback with DJ, VG, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, index, literature cited, glossary, appendix, b&w illustrations, color photos, A NEOTROPICAL COMPANION : An Introduction to the Animals, Plants, and Ecosystems of the New World Tropics, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by William E. Davis Jr..
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ABENG

by Cliff, Michelle

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Published
1984
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Very Good
ISBN
9780895941398
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Crossing Press, 1984. 167pp. Trade paperback, VG, corner tips slightly bumped, no names or markings, In Jamaica, a light skinned girl grows up among slavery, struggles and history, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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THE OXFORD BOOK OF LATIN AMERICAN SHORT STORIES

by Echevarria, Roberto Gonzalez (editor)

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780195130850
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Oxford, 1999. 481pp. Trade paperback, covers slightly curled, c.20pp underlining, owner name on title page, Oxford book of Latin American short stories, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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BETWEEN THE LINES : Letters Between Undocumented mexican and Central American Immigrants and Their Families and Friends

by Siems, Larry (translator/editor)

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780880012775
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$9.50

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Ecco Press, 1992. 311pp. Black cloth spine with blue boards, DJ VG, text in Spanish and English, BETWEEN THE LINES : Letters Between Undocumented mexican and Central American Immigrants and Their Families and Friends, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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KILLING PABLO : The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw

by Bowden, Mark

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Published
2001
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780871137838
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Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001. 296pp. Black hardback with DJ, VG, First Printing, owner gift inscription on half title page, index, sources, b&w photos, "A riveting nonfiction thriller reveals the inside story of how U.S. special forces and intelligence agencies led the largest manhunt in history to capture and contain Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, one of the most powerful… Read more
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CRAB ANTICS : The Social Anthropology of English Speaking Negro Societies of the Caribbean

by Wilson, Peter J.

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Published
1978
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Very Good
ISBN
9780300015362
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$22.00

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Yale, 1978. 258pp. Brown hardback, DJ has small tears along edges, Second Printing, owner name on front end page, index, bibliography, chapter notes, figures and tables, CRAB ANTICS : The Social Anthropology of English Speaking Negro Societies of the Caribbean, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.
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THE VAGABUNDOS

by Bonham, Frank

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Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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E.P. Dutton & Co., 1969. 222pp. Blue cloth hardback, spine slightly faded and tiny spot on front cover, DJ has light rubbing and wear along edges, scrape on front flap, lower flap corner tip clipped, First Edition, Story of a young man searching for his father in Baja, Mexico, and the vagabundos he meets along the way, . First Edition.… Read more
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LIKE MOONLIGHT ON SNOW : The Life of Simon Iturri Patino

by Hewlett, John

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Published
1947
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Robert M. McBride, 1947. 292pp. Green cloth hardback, DJ has tiny chips and tears at corner tips and edges, censored sticker on rear dust jacket flap stating "Censored! The jacket description has been deleted because of legal requirements", b&w photos, Biography of Simon Iturri Patino, who was a "Bolivian industrialist who was among the world's wealthiest people at the time… Read more
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AMERICAN ODYSSEY : Haitians in New York City

by Laguerre, Michel S.

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Published
1993
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Very Good
ISBN
9780801492709
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Cornell, 1993. 198pp. Trade paperback, VG, index, references cited, appendix, tables, footnotes, maps, AMERICAN ODYSSEY : Haitians in New York City, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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MAIRA

by Ribeiro, Darcy; Goodland, E.H. (translator); Colchie, Thomas (translator)

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Published
1984
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Very Good
ISBN
9780394722146
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Aventura / Vintage, 1984. 353pp. Trade paperback, VG, translated from the Portuguese, text in English, Dramatizes a hopeless situation, the irreconcilable conflict between the rich, complex culture of the Indians of the Amazon and the Western modes of living, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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University of Michigan Press, 1989. 202pp. Trade paperback, VG, owner name on title page, few marginal markings in text, index, bibliography, chapter notes, figures and tables, MARRIAGE, CLASS AND COLOUR IN NINETEENTH CENTURY CUBA : A Study of Racial Attitudes and Sexual Values in a Slave Society, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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A GUIDE TO ANCIENT MAYA RUINS : Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

by Hunter, C. Bruce

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780806119731
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University of Oklahoma Press, 1986. 342pp. Tan spine with blue cloth covers, DJ VG, Second edition, revised and enlarged, index, selected readings, b&w and color photos and illustrations, A guide to Ancient Maya Ruins, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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THOMAS GAGE'S TRAVELS IN THE NEW WORLD

by Thompson, J. Eric S. (editor)

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Published
1969
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Very Good
ISBN
9780806108810
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$15.00

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1969. 379pp. Green cloth hardback, DJ has light wear at corner tips and spine edges, Second Printing, index, appendices, footnotes, b&w photos and illustrations, Thomas Gage's travels in Mexico and Central America in the 17th century, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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THE VAMPIRE OF CURITIBA and Other Stories

by Trevisan, Dalton; Rabassa, Gregory (translator)

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394466453
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$17.50

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Alfred A Knopf, 1972. 268pp. Blue cloth hardback, DJ VG, light rubbing along edges, top page edge red, First Edition, translated from the Portuguese, Selection of 44 short stories first appearing in seven previous books, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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University of Arizona Press, 1988, 1988. 237pp, Tan boards, DJ, photos, figures, maps, chapter notes, biblio, index, a study of the rancher-farmer cooperatives of the Cucurpenos in Sonora, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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