Traveling Heavy

A Memoir in between Journeys
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In Ruth Behar's intimate, unconventional memoir, poignant memories of growing up as an immigrant child come together with reflections on being a traveling anthropologist who cherishes the kindness of strangers.
Autor: Ruth Behar
Ruth Behar was born in Havana, Cuba. She and her family moved to New York City when she was five. In the years since, she has become an internationally acclaimed writer and the Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. She is the author of many books, including "An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba"; "The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart"; and "Translated Woman: Crossing the Border with Esperanza's Story," a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year. In addition to her work as an anthropologist, Behar is a poet, a fiction writer, and a documentary filmmaker. She wrote, directed, and produced "Adio Kerida "(Goodbye Dear Love), a film that has been shown at film festivals around the world. Behar has been honored with many prizes, including a MacArthur "Genius" Award.

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Autor: Ruth Behar
ISBN-13 :: 9780822354673
ISBN: 0822354675
Erscheinungsjahr: 24.04.2013
Verlag: Duke University Press
Gewicht: 440g
Seiten: 248
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 211x147x23 mm, 18 photographs
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