Journey to Portugal
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002.
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José Saramago., & José Saramago|AUTHOR. (2002). Journey to Portugal . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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José Saramago and José Saramago|AUTHOR. 2002. Journey to Portugal. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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José Saramago and José Saramago|AUTHOR. Journey to Portugal Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002.

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José Saramago, and José Saramago|AUTHOR. Journey to Portugal Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002.

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Full titlejourney to portugal in pursuit of portugals history and culture
Authorsaramago josé
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    [synopsis] => The Nobel Prize–winning author explores his homeland in "this monumental work, a literary hybrid" of cultural history, literary nonfiction, and travelogue (Publishers Weekly).

  

 In 1979, José Saramago decided to write a book called Journey to Portugal-and dedicated himself to obtaining the fullest meaning of his title. More than merely journeying in or through his native country, he wanted to achieve a deep encounter with it, foregoing the conventional assumptions and the routines of tourist guides. Instead, he scoured the country with the eyes and ears of an observer fascinated by the ancient myths and history of his people.

  

 Recording his experiences and observations across the length and breadth of Portugal, Saramago brings the country to life as only a writer of his brilliance can. Whether an inaccessible medieval fortress set on a cliff, a wayside chapel thick with cobwebs, or a grand mansion in the city, the extraordinary places of this land come alive with kings, warriors, painters, explorers, writers, saints, and sinners.

  

 Infused with the tenderness and intelligence that have become familiar to his readers, Saramago's Journey to Portugal is an ode of love for a country and its rich traditions.
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