Points in Time

Paperback | October 31, 2006

byPaul Bowles

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In this intense and brilliant book Bowles focuses on Morocco, condensing expreience, emotion, and the whole history of a people into a series of short, insightful vignettes. He distills for us the very essence of Moroccan culture. With extraordinary immediacy, he takes the reader on a journey through the Moroccan centuries, pausing at points along the way to create resonant images of the country, it's landscapes, and the beliefs and characteristics of its inhabitants.

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In this intense and brilliant book Bowles focuses on Morocco, condensing expreience, emotion, and the whole history of a people into a series of short, insightful vignettes. He distills for us the very essence of Moroccan culture. With extraordinary immediacy, he takes the reader on a journey through the Moroccan centuries, pausing at ...

Paul Bowles was born in 1910 and studied music with composer Aaron Copland before moving to Tangier, Morocco. A devastatingly imaginative observer of the West's encounter with the East, he is the author of four highly acclaimed novels:The Sheltering Sky,Let It Come Down,The Spider's House, andUp Above the World. In addition to being on...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.22 inPublished:October 31, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061139637

ISBN - 13:9780061139635

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