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A visit to Don Otavio : a traveller's tale from Mexico

Author: Sybille Bedford
Publisher: New York : Counterpoint, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Counterpoint pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Before returning to Europe after World War II, Bedford traveled to Mexico, and this book reports her impressions in vignettes that reflect the beauty of the land, architecture, and people.
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Named Person: Sybille Bedford; Sybille Bedford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sybille Bedford
ISBN: 158243171X 9781582431710
OCLC Number: 51898992
Notes: Previously published as: The sudden view. 1953.
Description: xi, 370 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Pt. One. In search of a journey --
Pt. Two. Don Otavio --
Pt. Three. Travels --
Pt. Four. The end of a visit.
Other Titles: Sudden view
Responsibility: Sybille Bedford ; introduction by Bruce Chatwin.

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Before returning to the Old World after World War II, Sybille Bedford resolved to see something more of the New. A trip to Mexico inspired her to write what Bruce Chatwin called "a book of marvels" -  Read more...

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This Affectionate Study Of The Mexican Temper Is "One Of The Most Charming Travel Books Ever Written."

 
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