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This English translation of "Canaima", first published in 1935, includes five essays of background and criticism. The book describes life in early-20th century Venezuela, a world of gold, diamonds and raw rubber, white foreigners and African slaves.
Hardcover, 299 pages
Published August 28th 1988 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published 1935)
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Este libro lo tuve que leer en bachillerato.. Sinceramente nunca me había pasado lo que me paso con este libro, no me gusto para nada, no me gustan los libros que tiene demasiado pensamientos y descripciones, se me hizo tediosa la lectura y a veces me perdía mucho por la manera en la que esta narrada la historia.. No me gusto es primera vez que le doy dos estrellas a un libro..
Una obra maestra... a masterpiece
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