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The lost steps

Author: Alejo Carpentier; Harriet De Onís
Publisher: New York : Noonday Press, 1989, ©1956.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A composer, fleeing an empty existence in New York City, takes a journey with his mistress to one of the few remaining areas of the world not yet touched by civilization. As he strikes deeper into the jungle, he imagines he is traveling back in time, retracing the lost steps of mankind to a point where the work of so-called progress may be undone.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejo Carpentier; Harriet De Onís
ISBN: 0374521999 9780374521998
OCLC Number: 21207151
Notes: Translation of Los pasos perdidos.
Description: vi, 278 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Pasos perdidos.
Responsibility: Alejo Carpentier ; translated by Harriet de Onís.

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A composer, fleeing an empty existence in New York City, takes a journey with his mistress to one of the few remaining areas of the world not yet touched by civilization. As he strikes deeper into the jungle, he imagines he is traveling back in time, retracing the lost steps of mankind to a point where the work of so-called progress may be undone.

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