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Bury me standing : the Gypsies and their journey

Author: Isabel Fonseca
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Vintage Departures edView all editions and formats
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Isabel Fonseca describes the four years she spent with Gypsies from Albania to Poland, listening to their stories, deciphering their taboos, and befriending their matriarchs, activists, and child prostitutes. A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of a disappearing culture. 50 photos.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Fonseca
ISBN: 067973743X 9780679737438
OCLC Number: 441715035
Description: 322 str. : ilustr., maps ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Isabel Fonseca.

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Isabel Fonseca describes the four years she spent with Gypsies from Albania to Poland, listening to their stories, deciphering their taboos, and befriending their matriarchs, activists, and child prostitutes. A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of a disappearing culture. 50 photos.

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