Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion by Barbara RasCosta Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion by Barbara Ras

Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion

EditorBarbara RasForeword byOscar Arias

Paperback | March 11, 1994

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Journey into the Costa Rican imagination through twenty-six remarkable stories, selected and organized regionally for the curious traveler. Here, for the first time in English, the best of Costa Rica's writers conjure the country's allure and vitality, its coffee fields and palm groves, cicadas and songbirds, shrouded mountains and blazing savannas, while telling stories unique to Costa Rican life. Contributors include Alfredo Aguilar, Fernando Duran Ayanegui, Alfonso Chase, Quince Duncan,Fabian Dobles, Louis Ducoudray, Carlos Luis Fallas, Mario Gonzales Feo, Joaquin Gutierrez, Carlos Salazar Herrera, Max Jimenez, Carmen Lyra, Carmen Naranjo, Yolanda Oreamuno, Abel Pacheco, Julieta Pinto, Uriel Quesada, Samuel Rovinski, Jose Leon Sanchez, and Rima de Vallbona.Journey into the Costa Rican imagination through twenty-six remarkable stories, selected and organized regionally for the curious traveler. Here, for the first time in English, the best of Costa Rica's writers conjure the country's allure and vitality, its coffee fields and palm groves, cicadas and songbirds, shrouded mountains and blazing savannas, while telling stories unique to Costa Rican life. Contributors include Alfredo Aguilar, Fernando Duran Ayanegui, Alfonso Chase, Quince Duncan,Fabian Dobles, Louis Ducoudray, Carlos Luis Fallas, Mario Gonzales Feo, Joaquin Gutierrez, Carlos Salazar Herrera, Max Jimenez, Carmen Lyra, Carmen Naranjo, Yolanda Oreamuno, Abel Pacheco, Julieta Pinto, Uriel Quesada, Samuel Rovinski, Jose Leon Sanchez, and Rima de Vallbona.

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Title:Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary CompanionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.25 × 5 × 0.72 inPublished:March 11, 1994Publisher:Whereabouts Press

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ISBN - 10:1883513006

ISBN - 13:9781883513009

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A collection of 26 remarkable stories by Costa Rican writers--most of which is available in English for the first time. Whether searching for something relevant and entertaining to read on Costa Rica's idyllic beaches or looking for Latin American enchantment back home, this is a fiction reader's cultural guidebook to the country. 2-page map