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Bury Me Standing

The Gypsies and Their Journey
Fonseca, Isabel (Book - 2010)
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Isabel Fonseca describes the four years she spent with Gypsies from Albania to Poland, listening to their stories, deciphering their taboos, and befriending their matriarchs, activists, and child prostitutes. A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of a disappearing culture. 50 photos.
Authors: Fonseca, Isabel
Title: Bury me standing
the Gypsies and their journey
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2010
Edition: 1st Vintage departures ed
Characteristics: 336 p. :,ill., maps ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Isabel Fonseca
Notes: This edition includes a new afterword by the author
Summary: Isabel Fonseca describes the four years she spent with Gypsies from Albania to Poland, listening to their stories, deciphering their taboos, and befriending their matriarchs, activists, and child prostitutes. A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of a disappearing culture. 50 photos.
ISBN: 067973743X
9780679737438
Branch Call Number: 940.04 F676b 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Romanies History
Topical Term: Romanies
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Isabel Fonseca describes the four years she spent with Gypsies from Albania to Poland, listening to their stories, deciphering their taboos, and befriending their matriarchs, activists, and child prostitutes.


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