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Vino Argentino, An Insider's Guide to the Wines and Wine Country of Argentina

Vino Argentino, An Insider's Guide to the Wines and Wine Country of Argentina

by Laura Catena

  • FOOD
  • 2010
  • HARD COVER
  • 239 PAGES

This detailed, lushly illustrated guidebook to Argentina's wine region includes recipes, travel information, historical anecdotes, photographs, conversations with winemakers and a useful wine glossary. (ARG117, $27.50)

Argentina, A Traveler's Literary Companion

Argentina, A Traveler's Literary Companion

by Jill Gibian

  • LITERATURE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

These choice stories introduce the landscapes and culture of Argentina, from the Andes to the Pampas, through the eyes of its writers. (ARG97, $14.95)

Eyewitness Guide Argentina

Eyewitness Guide Argentina

by Eyewitness Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 352 PAGES

A compact illustrated travel guide featuring bright color photography, dozens of excellent maps, and a region-by-region synopsis of Argentina attractions. With a 50-page section on where to stay and eat (ARG82, $25.00)

 
Buenos Aires Map

Buenos Aires Map


by Borch Maps

  • 2006
  • MAP

A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000. (ARG38, $8.95)

Lake District, Araucania: Argentina & Chile

Lake District, Araucania: Argentina & Chile


by Zagier & Urruty Maps

  • 2002
  • MAP

This regional map (1:400,00) covers the mid-section of Chile and Argentina from Bariloche across to Puerto Montt and Temuco. (PAT59, $14.95)

Argentina Cooks!, Treasured Recipes from the Nine Regions of Argentina


by Shirley Lomax Brooks

  • FOOD
  • 2003
  • HARD COVER
  • 320 PAGES

A collection of 190 authentic Argentinean recipes with a section on wines. (ARG74, $24.95)

A Turbulent Decade Remembered, Scenes from the Latin American Sixties


by Diana Sorensen

  • HISTORY
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 292 PAGES

Harvard professor Sorenson looks at the intersection of politics, literature and artistic expression throughout Latin America in the 60s in this astute interdisciplinary study. (SAM181, $25.95)

Buenos Aires, A Cultural History

Buenos Aires, A Cultural History


by Jason Wilson

  • HISTORY
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 249 PAGES

An exhilarating, erudite guide to Buenos Aires as it has been portrayed by writers, poets and thinkers, with a street map and detailed neighborhood descriptions. (ARG21, $15.00)

Liberators, Latin America's Struggle for Independence 1810-1830

Liberators, Latin America's Struggle for Independence 1810-1830


by Robert Harvey

  • HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 561 PAGES

Focused on the heroism and derring-do of seven legendary men, Harvey tells the story of Simon Bolivar, General Jose de San Martin and other greats in the fight for independence. (SAM35, $18.95)

Tango: the Dance, the Song, the Story

Tango: the Dance, the Song, the Story


by Simon Collier

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1997
  • PAPER
  • 208 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

A spirited, illustrated tribute to the tango, the now-elegant dance born in the brothels among the working class of 19th-century Buenos Aires. (ARG14, $29.95)

Evita, The Real Life of Eva Peron

Evita, The Real Life of Eva Peron


by Nicholas Fraser

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 222 PAGES

Separating fact from myth, Fraser traces Evita's life from her humble origins to her place as a revered cult figure, also exploring Peronism and Argentine politics of the 1930s and 1940s. (ARG03, $15.95)

Far Away and Long Ago

Far Away and Long Ago


by W.H. Hudson

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 338 PAGES

Hudson's enthralling childhood remembrances are rich with descriptions of the landscapes, birds and nature of Argentina. (SAM11, $34.95)

The Old Patagonian Express

The Old Patagonian Express


by Paul Theroux

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 1997
  • PAPER
  • 404 PAGES

Combining history, anecdote and acutely observed detail on people and place, Theroux begins his journey on a Boston subway car and works his way south via rail, plane and truck to the Patagonian railroad in this enthralling narrative. (PAT08, $15.95)

Night Flight

Night Flight


by Antoine de Saint Exupery

  • LITERATURE
  • 1986
  • PAPER
  • 87 PAGES

Saint Exupery captures the thrill and mystery of early flight in this tale of a pilot alone in a storm over the Andes en route to Buenos Aires. (PAT09, $12.00)

On Argentina

On Argentina


by Jorge Luis Borges

  • LITERATURE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 192 PAGES

This collection of essays on Borges' beloved city, Buenos Aires, joins Penguin Classics. (ARG110, $15.00)

The Buenos Aires Quintet

The Buenos Aires Quintet


by Manuel Vazquez Montalban

  • LITERATURE
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 377 PAGES

Montalban comments on not just wine, women and song, but also on Argentina's political and cultural history in this riveting detective tale which uses 1970s Buenos Aires and the era's repressive military junta as a backdrop. (ARG48, $14.95)

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile


by Marcelo D. Beccaceci

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 124 PAGES
  • HARD TO FIND ELSEWHERE
  • CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

An informative photographic journey through the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Featuring 120 color photographs, presented in Spanish and English. (PAT22, $24.95)

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica


by Martin D. la Pena | Maurice Rumboll

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2001
  • PAPER
  • 224 PAGES

With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide. (SAM12, $29.95)

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