History - Latin America - South America

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Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henr...

Greg Grandin

The stunning, never before told story of the quixotic attempt to recreate small-town America in the heart of the AmazonIn 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of land twice the size of Delaware in the Brazili...

Published: Apr 2010

The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indi...

After centuries of colonial domination and a twentieth century riddled with dictatorships, indigenous peoples in Bolivia embarked upon a social and political struggle that would change the country forever. As part of that project acti...

Published: May 2019

Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life

Alex Bellos

Since the 1950s, when Pele first started playing, soccer has been how the world sees Brazil, but it is also how Brazilians see themselves. The essence of their game is one in which prodigious individual skills outshine team tactics, w...

Published: May 2014

Clandestine in Chile: The Adventures ...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In 1973, the film director Miguel Littín fled Chile after a U.S.-supported military coup toppled the democratically elected socialist government of Salvador Allende. The new dictator, General Augusto Pinochet, instituted a reign of t...

Published: Jul 2010

Argentina's Angel

Erich Hackl

Mendoza - a conservative provincial town in Argentina at the foot of the Andes. April 8, 1977 - the last day that Gisela Tenenbaum was seen alive. How does a family come to terms with the fact that their twenty-two-year-old daughter d...

Published: Mar 2014

Life and Death in the Andes: On the T...

Kim MacQuarrie

“A thoughtfully observed travel memoir and history as richly detailed as it is deeply felt” (Kirkus Reviews) of South America, from Butch Cassidy to Che Guevara to cocaine king Pablo Escobar to Charles Darwin, all set in the Andes...

Published: Dec 2016

Living in . . . Brazil

Chloe Perkins

Just in time for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, discover what it's like growing up in Brazil with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about kids just like you in countries around the worl...

Published: Feb 2016

The 33

Hector Tobar

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Antonio BanderasIncludes New Material Exclusive to the PaperbackA Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle AwardA Finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book PrizeA New York Times Book Review Notable B...

Published: Oct 2015
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