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Books di Prechtel Martin editi da North Atlantic Books

The Smell of Rain on Dust

The Smell of Rain on Dust

Prechtel Martin 
edizioni North Atlantic Books collana North Atlantic Books (Paperback) , 2015

Inspiring hope, solace, and courage in living through our losses, author Martín Prechtel, trained in the Tzutujil Maya shamanic tradition, gives an engaging, surprisingly humorous series of 20 short teachings on the relationship between grief and praise in our culture--how the inability that many of us have to grieve...

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€ 15,20
Long Life, Honey In The Heart

Long Life, Honey In The Heart

Prechtel Martin 
edizioni North Atlantic Books collana North Atlantic Books (Paperback)

Martín Prechtel continues the narrative of his unique life in Santiago, Atitlan in Long Life, Honey in the Heart, an eloquent memoir replete with the subtle intelligence and sophistication of Mayan culture. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Guatemala's political upheaval in the 1980s, this heady mix of magic, humor,...

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€ 17,60
The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic

The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic

Prechtel Martin 
edizioni North Atlantic Books collana North Atlantic Books (Hardcover)

Martín Prechtel's experiences growing up on a Pueblo Indian reservation, his years of apprenticing to a Guatemalan shaman, and his flight from Guatemala's brutal civil war to life in the U.S. inform this lyrical blend of memoir, cultural commentary, and spiritual call to arms. The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic is both...

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€ 23,10
The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun

The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun

Prechtel Martin  Prechtel Martin (ILT) 
edizioni North Atlantic Books collana North Atlantic Books (Paperback)

Author and illustrator Martín Prechtel is internationally known for his explorations of ancient folklore and uncovering the lessons therein for modern readers. In The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun, he revives a hitherto unknown Guatemalan Tzutujil Mayan tale of the beginnings of the world with a poetic retelling...

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€ 12,50
Stealing Benefacio's Roses

Stealing Benefacio's Roses

Prechtel Martin 
edizioni North Atlantic Books collana North Atlantic Books (Paperback)

Following the acclaimed Secrets of the Talking Jaguar and Long Life, Honey in the Heart, this is an expansive, lyrical novel in the tradition of indigenous oral storytelling. Based on the author's many years of living in a Guatemalan village, The Toe Bone and the Tooth interweaves dramatic recountings of village life...

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€ 17,00