Points in Time

October 31, 2006|
Points in Time by Paul Bowles
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In this intense and brilliant book Bowles focuses on Morocco, condensing experience, 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.

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 ...
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Title:Points in Time
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.72 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.72 in
Published:October 31, 2006
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780061139635

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