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Bury Me Standing : The Gypsies and Their Journey
by Isabel Fonseca

Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780679737438
  • ISBN-10: 067973743X
  • Publisher: Vintage Books
  • Publish Date: October 1996
  • Page Count: 336

Series: Vintage Departures

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Books > Travel > Essays & Travelogues
Books > History > Eastern Europe - General

 
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