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BERTOLUCCI/BOWLES: THE SHELTERING SKY.

Bowles, Paul. (Interview and foreword) Bertolucci, Bernardo. (Text) BERTOLUCCI/BOWLES: THE SHELTERING SKY.

ISBN 10: 0356195791 / ISBN 13: 9780356195797
Published by SCRIBNERS., LONDON, 1990
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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An oversize paperback original. (10" X 13") Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Features an interview with Paul Bowles & Bertolucci, as well as numerous color photographs from the film, including material pertaining to the production. Not published in the U.S. (B). Bookseller Inventory # 306595

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Title: BERTOLUCCI/BOWLES: THE SHELTERING SKY.

Publisher: SCRIBNERS., LONDON

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Photograph

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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The Sheltering Sky is a landmark of twentieth-century literature. In this intensely fascinating story, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans' incomprehension of alien cultures leads to the ultimate destruction of those cultures. A story about three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa after World War II, The Sheltering Sky explores the limits of humanity when it touches the unfathomable emptiness and impassive cruelty of the desert.

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American novelist and short-story writer, poet, translator, classical music composer, and filmscorer Paul Bowles has lived as an expatriate for more than 40 years in the North African nation of Morocco, a country that reaches into the vast and inhospitable Sahara Desert. The desert is itself a character in The Sheltering Sky, the most famous of Bowles' books, which is about three young Americans of the postwar generation who go on a walkabout into Northern Africa's own arid heart of darkness. In the process, the veneer of their lives is peeled back under the author's psychological inquiry.

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