Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion
Barbara Ras (Editor) Oscar Arias (Foreword by)
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DescriptionJourney 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 Durán Ayanegui, Alfonso Chase, Quince Duncan, Fabián Dobles, Louis Ducoudray, Carlos Luis Fallas, Mario Gonzáles Feo, Joaquín Gutiérrez, Carlos Salazar Herrera, Max Jiménez, Carmen Lyra, Carmen Naranjo, Yolanda Oreamuno, Abel Pacheco, Julieta Pinto, Uriel Quesada, Samuel Rovinski, José León Sánchez, and Rima de Vallbona.
March 01, 1994
5.04 X 7.23 X 0.76 inches | 0.58 pounds
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About the Author
Mark Wainwright is a nature guide and instructor for tropical ecology courses in Costa Rica. Oscar Arias is the current President of Costa Rica and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.