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Aleph Bravo Tango

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
She will remember this night for the rest of her life So begins Aleph Bravo Tango, perhaps the only text ever written about tango which never uses the word passion. More than an elaborate and difficult dance, tango is a culture of intimacy, desire, and dignity. And it is a global phenomenon, alive in cities around the world, connecting people who would not otherwise meet. ...more
Paperback, 394 pages
Published December 6th 2008 by Pull Don't Press
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An entertaining read. People's lives change through and because of tango. This book is formatted in a nice way, weaving short pieces of different peoples lives together in an easily picked up manner.
All in all? Good.
The book is an assembly of vignettes of different people, and their individual stories. We revisit these people over the course of the book, revealing the arcs of their tango journeys.

Dancers will read this and understand, perhaps see something of themselves within the narrative. Shared with non dancers; they might begin to understand the allure or this dance....maybe.
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