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Street of lost footsteps =

Rue des pas perdus

by Lyonel Trouillot

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRue des pas perdus
StatementLyonel Trouillot ; translated & with an introduction by Linda Coverdale.
ContributionsCoverdale, Linda.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3949.2.T76 R8413 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 115 p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3683263M
ISBN 100803244436, 0803294506
LC Control Number2003042697

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The Lost City of Z By David Grann (Doubleday, pages, $) Percy Harrison Fawcett, the affection-starved son of an independently wealthy Devon cricketer, joined the British army, got.   "The River of Lost Footsteps" is therefore, in its later chapters, a kind of family history, made even more personal in the years after , when the .

  A curious street-above-a-street in North Point on Hong Kong Island, featured in Naoko Inagaki Krell and Gene Krell’s book Footsteps in Silence.   Editorial Reviews [B]rilliant The River of Lost Footsteps is a balanced, thorough, and serious history, but it is also a polemic, firm in its view that the current international campaign—pursuing 'this policy of isolating one of the most isolated countries in the world'—is moving in the wrong direction.” —New Yorker “Mr. Thant eloquently and mournfully recites the /5(2).


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The River of Lost Footsteps is a good and fairly far-reaching overview of a country many English-speaking readers likely know relatively little about. There is, perhaps, not enough about the current regime (and what makes it tick), but Thant certainly offers up enough of interest and concern to make for a worthwhile read.

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Thant eloquently and mournfully recites the dismal history of the last Cited by: Footsteps is an unusual book with a unique and attractive premise - the author literally following in the geographical footsteps of authors and poets. I found the initial section on Stevenson excellent, not knowing much at all about the writer, and expected more of the same throughout the rest of /5(30).The River of Lost Footsteps is a work at once personal and global, a brisk, vivid history (Philip Delves Broughton, The Wall Street Journal) that makes Burma accessible and enthralling.

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