The Resource Journey to Portugal : in pursuit of Portugal's history and culture, (ebook)

Journey to Portugal : in pursuit of Portugal's history and culture, (ebook)

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Journey to Portugal : in pursuit of Portugal's history and culture
Title
Journey to Portugal
Title remainder
in pursuit of Portugal's history and culture
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When Jos<U+00da> Saramago decided some twenty years ago to write a book about Portugal, his only desire was that it be unlike all other books on the subject, and in this he has certainly succeeded. Recording the events and observations of a journey across the length and breadth of the country he loves dearly, Saramago brings Portugal to life as only a writer of his brilliance can. Forfeiting sources of information such as tourist guides and road maps, he scours the country with the eyes and ears of an observer fascinated by the ancient myths and history of his people. Whether an inaccessible medieval fortress set on a cliff, a wayside chapel thick with cobwebs, or a grand mansion in the city, the extraordinary places of this land come alive with kings, warriors, painters, explorers, writers, saints, and sinners. Always meticulously attentive to those elements of ancient Portugal that persist today, Saramago examines the country in its current period of rapid transition and growth. Infused with the tenderness and intelligence that have become familiar to his readers, Saramago's Journey to Portugal is an ode of love for a country and its rich traditions
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Midwest
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Saramago, José
Dewey number
914.6904/44
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1948-
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  • Hopkinson, Amanda
  • Caistor, Nick
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Harvest book
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  • Electronic books
  • Portugal
Target audience
adult
Label
Journey to Portugal : in pursuit of Portugal's history and culture, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547541044
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12024200
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12024200
System control number
MWT12024200
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Journey to Portugal : in pursuit of Portugal's history and culture, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547541044
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12024200
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12024200
System control number
MWT12024200
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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