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PARAGUAY. Buy these 4 items as a set for $67 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig, Travels Through Paraguay

SAM70
John Gimlette
Alfred Knopf
2004
362
1400078520
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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Gimlette combines history, anecdote and travels in this insightful, entertaining book. From jaguars and prehistoric lungfish to bloody wars and Utopian settlements, the "island surrounded by land" is captured in memorable detail.
$17.95

The News From Paraguay, A Novel

SAM69
Lily Tuck
HarperCollins Publishers
2004
272
0060934867
PAPER
Literature
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Tuck's engrossing tale of charismatic young Irish woman and her adventures in 19th-century Paraguay is drawn on the life of Eliza Lynch, mistress of president Francisco Solano Lopez. Winner of the National Book Award.
$14.99

Bradt Guide Paraguay

SAM152
Margaret Hebblethwaite
Bradt Publications
2014
384
1841625612
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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A compact guide to Paraguay, its history, wildlife, culture and attractions. With maps, town plans, and lots of practical travel information
$25.99

Paraguay Map

SAM97
ITMB
2
1553413636
MAP
Reference
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A colorful travel map of Paraguay at a scale of 1:800,000.
$12.95

Bradt Pantanal Wildlife

BZL91
James Lowen
Bradt Publications
2010
169
1841623059
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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Environment, history, conservation and wildlife are all covered in this inviting slim guide to the mammals, birds reptiles and invertebrates of the great wetland of the Mato Grosso.
$25.99

Forgotten Continent

SAM123
Michael Reid
Yale University Press
2017
416
0300224656
PAPER
History
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0
0
0
Economist editor Reid draws on his years in the cities, presidential palaces and shantytowns of Central and South America in this portrait of a region rich in oil, farmland and culture, with consideration on its prospects in the face of globalization.
$18.00

Futbol!, Why Soccer Matters in Latin America

SPT20
Joshua H. Nadel
University Press of Florida
2014
256
0813049385
HARD COVER
Sport
0
0
0
0
In preparation for the World Cup and the Summer Olympics, Nadel examines the importance of soccer in Latin American countries, addressing how the sport influences regional politics, economic development, the media, race relations and gender stereotypes.
$24.95

The Paraguay Reader, History, Culture, Politics

SAM190
Peter Lambert (Editor)
Duke
2012
463
0822352494
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Part of the World Reader series this primer on Paraguay’s cultural heritage and history collects writers, poets, political leaders and lay people to tell the story of Paraguay. With excerpts by Graham Greene and current president Fernando Lugo among many
$104.95

The Penguin History of Latin America

SAM53
Edwin Williamson
Penguin Putnam
2010
704
0141034750
PAPER
History
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0
0
0
Beginning with the Spanish conquest, this brisk history covers questions of empire, colonialism and nationalism through the 1980s.
$21.00

Through the Brazilian Wilderness

BZL28
Theodore Roosevelt
Skyhorse
2014
383
1628738022
PAPER
Exploration
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0
0
0
A reprint of ex-president Roosevelt's original account of an 1913 scientific expedition through the Amazon of Brazil and Paraguay.
$14.95

Wild Coast, Travels on South America's Untamed Edge

SAM168
John Gimlette
Vintage Books
2012
358
0307473627
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
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Gimlette sets out for the watery wilds of the Guianas, attuned to history and the eccentric castaways and adventurers he meets along the way. He takes in colonial Georgetown ("a city of stilts and clapboard, brilliant whites, fretwork, spindles and louvers"), sleepy Paramaribo and, especially, the "claggy, overgrown hinterlands."
$16.95

I, the Supreme

SAM72
Augusto Roa Bastos, Helen Lane (Translator)
Dalkey Archive Press
2000
439
1564782476
PAPER
Literature
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An accomplished novel set in Paraguay during the dictatorship of Gaspar Francia.
$13.95

Invisible Country: A Mystery

SAM189
Annamaria Alfieri
St. Martins
2012
320
1250004535
HARD COVER
Mystery
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0
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Alfieri skilfully conjurs life in 19th-century Paraguay -- and the horrors of South American’s War of the Triple Alliance -- in this second historical novel but it is the chacters of Santa Caterina and the murder at the heart of the story that will kepp you reading.
$39.99

The Honorary Consul

ARG85
Graham Greene
Penguin
2008
288
0143105558
PAPER
Literature
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0
0
0
Greene swirls passion, ruin, politics and absurd hope in this tale, he called it his favorite, of a bungled kidnapping in Corrientes, a dusty Provincial city on the border with Paraguay. Not even a real diplomat, the whiskey-drinking, broken down Charley Fortnum, a yerba farmer, is one of Greene's great creations.
$17.00

The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch

SAM73
Anne Enright
Grove Press
2004
240
0802141196
PAPER
Literature
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0
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A richly detailed novel inspired by the love between Elisa Lynch and dictator Francisco Solano Lopez in 19th-century Paraguay.
$13.00

The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories

SAM32
Julio Ortega, Carlos Fuentes (Editor)
Vintage Books
2000
352
067977551x
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A well-chosen selection of contemporary short stories by Latin American writers.
$17.00

The Pantanal: Understanding and Preserving the World's Largest Wetland

BZL23
Frederick A. Swarts (Editor)
Paragon House
2000
301
1557787913
PAPER
Natural History
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0
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The proceedings of an international conference on conservation in the Pantanal. The 29 scholarly papers include presentations on the region's geology, economic development and outlook for the future. With tables, maps, charts and mostly black-and-white photographs.
$19.95

Birds of South America, Passerines

SAM221
Ber Van Perlo
Princeton University Press
2015
464
0691167966
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
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This sturdy guide to the perching birds of South America covers every known species, even those found on offshore islands like the Galapagos. The illustrated profiles cover 1,952 birds and include range maps and information on habitat, identification and vocalizations.
$29.95

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica

SAM12
Martin D. la Pena, Maurice Rumboll
Princeton University Press
2001
224
0691090351
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
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With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
$29.95

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Insight Guide South America

SAM24
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2013
424
1780050674
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
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This profusely illustrated, comprehensive guide features hundreds of color photographs, excellent maps and insightful essays on history, art, architecture and attractions.
$24.99

Falling Off the Map

WLD27
Pico Iyer
Vintage Books
1994
208
0679746129
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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A collection of trenchant, witty essays on far-flung places by the marvelous Pico Iyer. It includes his travels to North Korea, Argentina, Cuba, Iceland, Bhutan, Vietnam, Paraguay and Australia.
$15.00

Through the Eyes of the Condor, An Aerial Vision of Latin America

SAM122
Robert B. Haas
National Geographic
2007
232
142620132X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
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This collection of stunning, oversized photographs, taken from above, shows the jungles and favellas, the reefs and ruins, wildlife and diverse landscapes of Latin America.
$50.00