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Where the bird sings best

Author: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Alfred J Mac Adam
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Restless Books, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First English hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Alejandro Jodorowsky tells the story of how his Ukrainian Jewish grandfather, his fiery wife, Teresa, and their four children moved to Chile under fake passports and assumed Christian identities, with only a half-kopek to their name and no idea how they'd forge their new lives. His book is a family saga filled with ancestors both mythical and real including bee-covered relatives, women who commune with wolves,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Biography
Named Person: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Alfred J Mac Adam
ISBN: 9781632060280 1632060280
OCLC Number: 906700294
Description: 386 pages : genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Contents: My father's roots --
My mother's roots --
The farthest land --
The promised pampa --
Jaime and Sara felicidad.
Other Titles: Donde mejor canta un pájaro.
Responsibility: Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred Macadam.

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"Alejandro Jodorowsky tells the story of how his Ukrainian Jewish grandfather, his fiery wife, Teresa, and their four children moved to Chile under fake passports and assumed Christian identities, with only a half-kopek to their name and no idea how they'd forge their new lives. His book is a family saga filled with ancestors both mythical and real including bee-covered relatives, women who commune with wolves, snake charmers, and militant anarchists"--

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