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Far and away : reporting from the brink of change : seven continents, twenty-five years / Andrew Solomon.

Solomon, Andrew, 1963- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781476795041
  • ISBN: 1476795045
  • Physical Description: xii, 578 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-554) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Dispatches from everywhere -- The winter palettes -- Three days in August -- Young Russia's defiant decadence -- Their irony, humor (and art) can save China -- The artists of South Africa: separate, and equal -- Vlady's conquests -- "Don't mess with our cultural patrimony!" -- On each palette, a choice of political colors -- Sailing to Byzantium -- Enchanting Zambia -- Phaly Nuon's three steps -- The open spaces of Mongolia -- Inventing the conversation -- Naked, covered in ram's blood, drinking a Coke, and feeling pretty good -- An awakening after the Taliban -- Museum without walls -- Song of Solomons -- Children of bad memories -- Circle of fire: letter from Libya -- All the food in China -- Outward opulence for inner peace: the Qianlong Garden of Retirement -- Adventures in Antarctica -- When everyone signs -- Rio, city of hope -- In bed with the president of Ghana? -- Gay, Jewish, mentally ill, and a sponsor of gypsies in Romania -- Myanmar's moment -- Lost at the surface.
Summary, etc.: Essays chronicle the author's activist stint on the Moscow barricades in 1991, his 2002 account of cultural rebirth in post-Taliban Afghanistan, and other stories of profound change.
Subject: Social change.
Social movements.

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