Desert Memories: Desert Memories

Desert Memories: Desert Memories

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The Norte Grande of Chile, the world's driest desert, had ''engendered contemporary Chile, everything that was good about it, everything that was dreadful,'' writes Ariel Dorfman in his brilliant exploration of one of the least known and most exotic corners of the globe. For 10,000 years the desert had been mined for silver, iron, and copper, but it was the 19th-century discovery of nitrate that transformed the country into a modern state and forced the desert's… (more)

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Publisher: National Geographic (June 15, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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