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Bury me standing : the Gypsies and their journey

Author: Isabel Fonseca
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2010.
Series: Vintage departures.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
OCLC Number: 775352865
Notes: This edition includes a new afterword by the author.
Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vintage departures.
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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