Miami: Classics of Reportage (Paperback)Joan Didion (author)
Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 01/08/2005
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Reportage resists easy definition and comes in many forms - travel essay, narrative history, autobiography - but at its finest it reveals hidden truths about people and events that have shaped the world we know. This new series, hailed as 'a wonderful idea' by Don DeLillo, both restores to print and introduces for the first time some of the greatest works of the genre. A surprising portrait of the pastel city, a masterly study of Cuban immigration and exile, and a sly account of vile moments in the Cold War. Miami may be the sunniest place in America but this is Didion's darkest book, in which she explores American efforts to overthrow the Castro regime, Miami's civic corruption, and racist treatment of its large black community.
Publisher: Granta Books
Number of pages: 240
Dimensions: 199 x 130 mm
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