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Ruth Behar

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Average rating: 4.02 · 807 ratings · 96 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
The Vulnerable Observer: An...

4.08 avg rating — 267 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Translated Woman: Crossing ...

3.75 avg rating — 196 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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Lucky Broken Girl

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Women Writing Culture

4.10 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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An Island Called Home: Retu...

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Traveling Heavy: A Memoir i...

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Bridges to Cuba/Puentes a Cuba

4.18 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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傷心人類學

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Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys (Travel)
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Description: opening section of Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys

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After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie by Jean Rhys
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“I was touched by the honesty and courage that I felt it took for you, an academic, to write a book as personal as this one.”
Ruth Behar, The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart

“Let no thought pass incognito, and keep your notebook as strictly as the authorities keep their register of aliens.”
Walter Benjamin




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