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Far Away & Long Ago : a Childhood in Argentina.

Author: W H Hudson; Nicholas Shakespeare
Publisher: London : Eland Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seen through the eyes of a young boy, the Argentine pampas was a land of freedom and endless exploration. In scintillating detail Hudson recalls its wild artichoke thistles, temporary lakes, spectacular storms, unforgettable trees and its pulsating bird life. He also captures the idiocyncracies of its human inhabitants and their multiracial households: Englishmen manufacturing sheep's cheese, obsessive breeders of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: W H Hudson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W H Hudson; Nicholas Shakespeare
ISBN: 9781780600017 1780600011
OCLC Number: 815651058
Description: 1 online resource (175 pages)

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Seen through the eyes of a young boy, the Argentine pampas was a land of freedom and endless exploration. In scintillating detail Hudson recalls its wild artichoke thistles, temporary lakes, spectacular storms, unforgettable trees and its pulsating bird life. He also captures the idiocyncracies of its human inhabitants and their multiracial households: Englishmen manufacturing sheep's cheese, obsessive breeders of piebald horses and long, companionable evenings filled with extempore ballads. Underlying it all are the violent realities of the times - tortured slaves, murderous, macho gauchos de.

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