Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile

Ariel Dorfman (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.99
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
September 25, 2012
Pages
332
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547844183

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About the Author

Chilean-American author and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman's many internationally acclaimed works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction include his bestselling memoir, Heading South, Looking North, which was the basis for the documentary film A Promise to the Dead, directed by Peter Raymont and shortlisted for the Oscars in 2008. His play Death and the Maiden, staged in over 100 countries, was made into a feature film by Roman Polanski. Dorfman is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, New York Times Book Review, and Huffington Post. He is Walter Hines Page professor of literature and Latin American studies at Duke University, and his numerous international honors include his delivery of the Mandela Lecture in Johannesburg in 2010.

Reviews

"A beautifully crafted, searing memoir . . . A somber, moving tribute to a life of ideals and struggle."
-- Kirkus Reviews "Gorgeously evokes his lifelong search for home, country, and belonging."
-- Publishers Weekly
(review)"A tender and merciless memoir of what it means to change deeply because you have no choice." -
- Publishers Weekly
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