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Traveling Heavy by Ruth Behar

Traveling Heavy by Ruth Behar

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In Ruth Behar's intimate, unconventional memoir, poignant memories of growing up as an immigrant child come together with reflections on being a traveling anthropologist who cherishes the kindness of strangers.
In Ruth Behar's intimate, unconventional memoir, poignant memories of growing up as an immigrant child come together with reflections on being a traveling anthropologist who cherishes the kindness of strangers.

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Published by: Duke University Press on Mar 21, 2013
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 a memoir in between journeys
 TRAVELINGHEAVY
Ruth Behar
 
praise or books by ruth behar 
  An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba
 Pg  Hm Ml
A cnng nd vl mm   l glmd cll cn C. . . .
 An Island Called Home
dg d  vl nw ng  cllcv l   Cn.” —
Oscar Hijuelos
,   
 Te Mambo Kings Play Songs o Love
 An Island Called Home
  dd, n ng, ddcd   xlnd   cldn   xl nd   wndng ll, cng   m. M  ‘n  gvn   l.’ ”
Sandra Cisneros
,   
Caramelo
R B’ nl ccn   l Jw  C mvd m . Cg, nl vd, nd ll wn,
 An Island Called Home
 cll nlg     lvl  g l-. A mc!”—
 Aaron Lansky 
, nd nd dn, Nnl Ydd B Cn
 An Island Called Home
 R B   . H cng  Cnd  mll nd g-vng Jw l  nd.”
 Virginia Dominguez
,   
 People as Subject, People as Object:Selfood and Peoplehood in Contemporary Israel 
 An Island Called Home
wv  nd n w c ng.T ng mg  md lln  wd nd g cn-nc  nl w  cmmnl.”—
Hasia Diner 
, Pl nd SlvSng P  Amcn Jw H, Nw Y Unv T m  B’ m nl w. . . . S lvngl nwn wn g nd lng w  m nlcl vn   n. T l:  nv  g   .”
—Ana Veciana-Suarez,
Te Miami Herald 
 
B v n mm  l nd lc  m  C Jw .”—
 Publishers Weekly
B   d n  jn  v, n, mv, nd. T  w ng    nc  nllcll c nd cll lllng,  ccl nd  mlng.
Shari Jacobson,
 American Ethnologist 
 c nd  c nm  wl vng  ll’dgn q . B  , nd  d   lc .”—
 Joel Streicker,
 Forward.com
Ann w n n n w  lf   Jw cmmn   wld wll  gl  B nd Ml’ cnm n  Cn Jw l.”—
Carol Cook,
 Haaretz 
“  Te Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology Tat Breaks Your Heart 
B . . . dc l   wmn   d: wn lc,wn dn, wn lngg, wn cl, wnlngng nd lln, n  n  cdm nd n  .’ I  cl mx  n  vn w ng, cnd, ndcmn.”—
Diane Cole,
Te New York imes Book Review
A   ngg  mn. Mng   vl, [B] v  gn lvn.”—
Stanley Trachtenberg,
Te Washington Post Book World 
B  cnvncd m  ngc m wll dc nnlg   g mnng n  dncd nddcd cdmc nlg   .” —
Barbara Fisher,
Te Boston Globe
H lmn  ld cll dg nd cllng cnvnnl w  dng nlg.”—
 Publishers Weekly

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