Viva South America!: A Journey Through a Restless Continent by Oliver Balch

Viva South America!: A Journey Through a Restless Continent by Oliver Balch

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Sets out to discover if the dream of Simon Bolivar - for independence, freedom and equality - lives on in modern South America. With the ghost of Bolivar as guide, this title takes the reader off the tourist trail and into the weird and wonderful worlds of South American culture and society.

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"Viva South America!" sets out to discover if the dream of Simon Bolivar - for independence, freedom and equality - lives on in modern South America. Armed with a reporter's notebook and an open mind, Oliver Balch hits the road in search of answers. With the ghost of Bolivar as guide, the quest takes the reader off the tourist trail and into the weird and wonderful worlds of South American culture and society. By stepping into people's homes and into inmates' prison cells, by climbing onto dance floors and over road blocks, Oliver Balch unearths untold stories from the front line of South America's contemporary fight for freedom.

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SKU GOR001904937
Title Viva South America!: A Journey Through a Restless Continent
Author By (author) Oliver Balch
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 0571237045
ISBN 13 9780571237043
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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"Viva South America!" sets out to discover if the dream of Simon Bolivar - for independence, freedom and equality - lives on in modern South America. Armed with a reporter's notebook and an open mind, Oliver Balch hits the road in search of answers. With the ghost of Bolivar as guide, the quest takes the reader off the tourist trail and into the weird and wonderful worlds of South American culture and society. By stepping into people's homes and into inmates' prison cells, by climbing onto dance floors and over road blocks, Oliver Balch unearths untold stories from the front line of South America's contemporary fight for freedom.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001904937
Title Viva South America!: A Journey Through a Restless Continent
Author By (author) Oliver Balch
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 0571237045
ISBN 13 9780571237043
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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