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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date August 1, 1991
Pages 244
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679732563
ISBN-10 067973256X
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
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Summary
A Mexican dancer and journalist in Rio de Janeiro describes the life and culture of Black Brazilians, drawing on her experiences with samba players in Rio's slums
Amazon.com description: Product Description: For one year, Alma Guillermoprieto lived in Manguiera, a village near Rio de Janeiro, to learn the ritual of samba--the sensuous song and dance marked by a rapturous beat--and to take part in Rio's renowned carnivale parade.

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Hardcover
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from Alfred a Knopf Inc (February 1, 1990)
9780394571898 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A Mexican dancer and journalist in Rio de Janeiro describes the life and culture of black Brazilians, drawing on her experiences with samba players in Rio's black slums
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Vintage Books (August 1, 1991)
9780679732563 | details & prices | 244 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $16.95
About: A Mexican dancer and journalist in Rio de Janeiro describes the life and culture of Black Brazilians, drawing on her experiences with samba players in Rio's slums

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