The Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galeano, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Eduardo Galeano (Author), Cedric Belfrage (Translator) “In The Book of Embraces, Galeano goes out on the tightrope and then levitates in the air above it. About The Book of Embraces. Sandra Cisneros, in her introduction to the edition of Eduardo Galeano’s Days and Nights of Love and War, writes, “I believe .

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The result is what Galeano’s fellow writer from across the River Plate, Argentinean Julio Cortazar, once termed a “collage book. Cedric Belfrage was an author, journalist, translator, and co-founder of the radical weekly newspaper the National Guardian.

About The Book of Embraces

He laughed along with me. I flipped through its pages and thd ecstatic to find pictures and short fragments.

It teaches us to divorce soul from body and mind from heart. Walking Words In this retelling of Latin American folklore, Galeano depicts the various and delicious ironies of life at the end of this century. Even before I read a word of the book, I felt like I had found a soul brother or a mentor. But while Memory of Fire traces the history of the Americas from pre-Columbian times to the present, The Book of embraces comprises incidents and reflections from Galeano’s own life.


The Book of Embraces Parable, paradox, anecdote, dream, and autobiography blend into Galeno’s exuberant world view and affirmation of human possibility.

Soon after that, I was talking on the phone to Dr. David Lazar, my dissertation advisor and an exceptional professor of nonfiction creative writing. The Book of Embraces is, for me, like scripture. Galeano has many other books as well.

The Book of Embraces

Galeano also wrote “Memory of Fire”. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. If you are looking for the books in Spanish, some of the above sites may have copies, or you could try www.

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The Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galeano

His words are powerful evocations. Like white light broken into a spectrum of colors by a prism, Eduardo Galeano’s The Book of Embraces presents an experience that is at once fragmented and integrated. Without embarrassment, Galeano can write such lines as “I write for those who cannot read me: Descriptions of books from www.


My wife told me that it was a well known and beloved book by the most famous of contemporary Uruguayan authors. The Book of Embraces. This man has, in some ways, changed my life. Blood, Bread, and Poetry Adrienne Rich.

You may also want to try www. We Say No 34 pieces covering 30 years affirming the struggle of the forgotten and dispossessed for human dignity. From the moment we enter school or church, education chops us into pieces: The Book of Embraces Eduardo Galeano.

The Best Books of Book ratings eudardo Goodreads. A Nation of Enemies Pamela Constable. And not because it falls in love. Many are condemned to starve for lack of bread and many more for lack of embraces,” he writes. Eduardo Galeano has become a sort of mentor for me.