Download e-book for kindle: Another Day of Life (Vintage International) by Ryszard Kapuscinski

By Ryszard Kapuscinski

ISBN-10: 0151075638

ISBN-13: 9780151075638

ISBN-10: 0375726292

ISBN-13: 9780375726293

In 1975, Angola was once tumbling into pandemonium; all people who may was once packing crates, desirous to abandon the beleaguered colony. together with his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the opposite direction, begging his used to be from Lisbon and luxury to Luanda—once famed as Africa's Rio de Janeiro—and chaos.Angola, a slave colony later given over to mining and plantations, was once a promised land for generations of bad Portuguese. It had belonged to Portugal due to the fact that earlier than there have been English-speakers in North the US. After the cave in of the fascist dictatorship in Portugal in 1974, Angola used to be brusquely break free, spurring the disaster of a still-ongoing civil warfare. Kapuscinski plunged correct into the center of the drama, riding previous hundreds of thousands of haphazardly positioned check-points, the place utilizing the incorrect shibboleth used to be an issue of lifestyles and dying; recording his imporessions of the younger soldiers—from Cuba, Angola, South Africa, Portugal—fighting a nebulous battle with worldwide repercussions; and interpreting the abnormal brutality of a rustic shocked and divided by means of its newfound freedom.Translated from the Polish through William R. model and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand.

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