A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (John MacRae Books) pdf epub
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A Death In Brazil: A Book Of Omissions (John Macrae Books)

Combining travel, history, culture, and his own memories of twenty years of Brazilian life, the author of Midnight in Sicily delves into the past and present of a country that affects our imagination like few other places on earthFrom his own near murder in Rio at the hands of an intruder twenty years ago and continuing through the recent slaying of a former president's bagman who looted the count...

Series: John MacRae Books
Hardcover: 329 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.; 1 edition (May 5, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0805076417
ISBN-13: 978-0805076417
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.3 x 9.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 1052613
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“Is A Death in Brazil a life-changing book? No, but I see how it could be for some people.Don't get me wrong; this is a great book. But what keeps it out of the highest echelon of travel memoirs is its lack of a personal touch. A Death in Brazil is mo...”

y of more than a billion dollars, violent death poses a steady threat in Peter Robb's brilliant travelogue through modern-day Brazil. It's not death, however, that leaves a lasting impression but the exuberant life force that emanates from the country and its people.Seeking to understand how extreme danger and passion can coexist in a nation for centuries, Robb travels from the cobalt blue shores of southern Brazil to the arid mountains of the northeast recounting four centuries of Brazilian history from the days of slavery to the recent election of the country's first working-class president. Much more than a journey through history, Robb renders in vivid detail the intoxicating pleasures of the food, music, and climate of the country and references the work of Brazil's greatest writers to depict a culture unlike any other.With a stunning prose style and an endlessly inquisitive intellect, Robb builds layer upon layer of history, culture, and personal reminiscence into a deeply personal, impressionistic portrait of a nation. The reader emerges from A Death in Brazil not just with more knowledge about the country but with a sense of having experienced it and with a deep understanding of its turbulent soul.