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It’s a book about the lives of Gregorio and Asunta, gregorik it basically tells of their hardships as Runas, in Peru. Just a moment while we sign you autobiogrxfa to your Goodreads account.

Jason Williams rated it it was amazing Apr 14, The testimonies are vivid and intimate accounts of the brutality and exploitation experienced by landless Indians in the Andes. Oral tradition — Peru — Cuzco. Emily rated it it was amazing Nov 12, It brings to vivid life the words, worldview, and historical consciousness of Gregorio and Asunta, who impart their accounts with stoicism, humor, and anger. Amazon Renewed Gregotio products with a warranty.


One of the shocking revelations to me from this book was that a lovely handwoven poncho that I might have purchased in the Cusco or Pisac market might have been sold out of desperation to an intermediary by a “strapper” in order to pay the funeral expense for his life partner!!!

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Condori Mamani, Gregorio 1908-

Andean Lives is the first English translation of this important book. It is to be desired that some day this becomes a bilingual Quechua-English edition for those interested in studying Quechua Cuzco variety.

I don’t think its the kind of book that people would actually mamabi out auotbiografa read for entertainment, but if you have to read it for a class, don’t be so bummed out about it cause I’m sure you’ll really like it.

Lindsay McKenna rated it it was amazing Apr 23, Similar Items Related Subjects: Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. This is the moving tale of two native Andeans and the extreme hardships they have lived through.

Customers who bought this item also bought. My husband, a P This was my first introduction to the people in the highlands of Peru. Gelles and Gabriela Martinez Escobar have produced an English version that will be easily accessible to general readers and students, while retaining the poetic intensity of the original Quechua.


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Advanced search Search history. The E-mail message field is required. Review “[This book] represents a remarkable achievement and provides an accessible way for English-speaking students to hear the voices of an oppressed people.

Working directly from the Quechua, Paul H. Social conditions Peru — Cuzco. Gloria rated it really liked it Sep 08, Heidi Burford condogi it liked it May 30, Please verify that you are not a robot. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.