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Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone (Signed First Edition)

Galeano, Eduardo

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ISBN 10: 1568584237 / ISBN 13: 9781568584232
Published by Nation Books, 2009
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New York: Nation Books [2009]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. NEW! A pristine unread copy, very fine/very fine in all repsects. SIGNED and dated BY AUTHOR on title page in 2009, no other inscriptions, new and never opened except for author to sign. Smoke-free. Shipped in well padded box. Bookseller Inventory # 0609PP-1

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Title: Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone (Signed ...

Publisher: Nation Books

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition...

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Throughout his career, Eduardo Galeano has turned our understanding of history and reality on its head. Isabelle Allende said his works invade the reader's mind, to persuade him or her to surrender to the charm of his writing and power of his idealism.”

Mirrors, Galeano's most ambitious project since Memory of Fire, is an unofficial history of the world seen through history's unseen, unheard, and forgotten. As Galeano notes: Official history has it that Vasco Núñez de Balboa was the first man to see, from a summit in Panama, the two oceans at once. Were the people who lived there blind??”

Recalling the lives of artists, writers, gods, and visionaries, from the Garden of Eden to twenty-first-century New York, of the black slaves who built the White House and the women erased by men's fears, and told in hundreds of kaleidoscopic vignettes, Mirrors is a magic mosaic of our humanity.

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Eduardo Galeano’s works, which have been translated into twenty-eight languages, include Memory of Fire (three volumes); Open Veins of Latin America; Soccer in Sun and Shadow; Days and Nights of Love and War; The Book of Embraces; We Say No; Walking Words; Upside Down; and Voices of Time. Born in Montevideo, he lived in exile in Argentina and Spain for years before returning to Uruguay. He was the recipient of the first Lannan Prize for Cultural Freedom and the front-runner for Spain's esteemed Cervantes award. 

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