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Swift as Desire - 01 edition

Swift as Desire (ISBN10: 038572151X; ISBN13: 9780385721516)
ISBN13: 978-0385721516
ISBN10: 038572151X

Summary: Instead of entering the world crying like other babies, Júbilo was born with a smile on his face. He had a gift for hearing what was in people's hearts, for listening to sand dunes sing and insects whisper. Even as a young boy, acting as an interpreter between his warring Mayan grandmother and his Spanish-speaking mother, he would translate words of spite into words of respect, so that their mutual hatred turned to love. When he grew up, he put his gift to go
od use in his job as a humble telegraph operator.
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Summary: Instead of entering the world crying like other babies, Júbilo was born with a smile on his face. He had a gift for hearing what was in people's hearts, for listening to sand dunes sing and insects whisper. Even as a young boy, acting as an interpreter between his warring Mayan grandmother and his Spanish-speaking mother, he would translate words of spite into words of respect, so that their mutual hatred turned to love. When he grew up, he put his gift to good use in his job as a humble telegraph operator. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
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Publisher: Anchor Press
Year Published: 2001
International: No



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