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The jaguar smile

a Nicaraguan journey

by Salman Rushdie

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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rushdie, Salman, -- 1947- -- Journeys -- Nicaragua,
  • Nicaragua -- Description and travel -- 1981-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSalman Rushdie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1524
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21590103M
    ISBN 100670817570

    So notes Salman Rushdie in his first work of nonfiction, a book as imaginative and meaningful as his acclaimed novels. In The Jaguar Smile, Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the terrain, and the poetry of “a country in which the ancient, opposing forces of creation and destruction were in. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey by Salman Rushdie (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!3/5(3).

      In the last ten years the world has changed so dramatically that The Jaguar Smile now reads like a period piece, a fairy tale of one of the hotter moments in the Cold War. By the time I first read the book, almost a further 10 years on again in , I was also in Nicaragua and the story was coming full circle although I didn’t know that when. Book Review: Jaguar Smile. Book Review: Jaguar Smile The book Jaguar Smile is written by Salman Rushdie at the time of the Nicaraguan Revolution. It was written some few periods after the Satanic Verses the moment Rushdie wen to the land of Nicaragua after being invited by Sandinista Association of Cultural Workers (Rushdie, p).

    In The Jaguar Smile, Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the terrain, and the poetry of “a country in which the ancient, opposing forces of creation and destruction were in violent collision.” Recounting his travels there in , in the midst of America’s behind-the-scenes war against the. The Jaguar Smile. Salman Rushdie. Physical. Available. An extraordinary and vivid introduction to the country of Nicaragua and its politics from the Booker-winning author of Midnight’s Children. In this brilliantly focused and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the land, and the poetry of Nicaragua, Salman Rushdie brings to the.


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Enjoy it for what it is - a minor masterpiece of travel writing - /5(25). The Jaguar Smile is a non-fiction about his Nicaraguan journey and travel and the experiences he got in meeting people, visiting places, coming to know their politics and history.

The book is important as because it sheds light on the power-politics and the use of the people for political purposes/5. About The Jaguar Smile “I did not go to Nicaragua intending to write a book, or, indeed, to write at all: but my encounter with the place affected me so deeply that in the end I had no choice.” So notes Salman Rushdie in his first work of nonfiction, a book as imaginative and meaningful as his acclaimed novels.

The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey written by Salman Rushdie, is a non-fiction book that gives the reader insight to The jaguar smile book internal turmoil taking place in the nation of Nicaragua.

Salman Rushdie is a British-Indian novelist who gained his fame for his fantastical novels about the post-colonial relationship between cultures of the East and West.

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In The Jaguar Smile, Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the terrain, and the poetry of “a country in which the ancient, opposing forces of creation and destruction were in violent collision.” Recounting his travels there inin the midst of America’s behind-the-scenes war against the /5(3).

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Book. Description/Summary. In this timeless, haunting portrait of the people and the politics of Nicaragua, Rushdie brings to life the palpable human facts of a country in the midst of a revolution.

Rushdie, Salman, "The jaguar smile: a Nicaraguan journey" (). Walter J. Petry Book Gallery. Cited by: The Jaguar Smile: Nicaraguan Journey (Picador Books) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. So notes Salman Rushdie in his first work of nonfiction, a book as imaginative and meaningful as his acclaimed novels.

In The Jaguar Smile, Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the terrain, and the poetry of "a country in which the ancient, opposing forces of creation and destruction were in. Get this from a library. The jaguar smile: a Nicaraguan journey.

[Salman Rushdie] -- In this portrait of the people, the politics, the land, and the poetry of Nicaragua, Rushdie brings to the forefront the palpable human facts of a country in the midst of a revolution. Rushdie went.

The noted British novelist (Shame, Midnight's Children) reports on a recent visit to Nicaragua. Rushdie came to the country with a basically anti-American point of view, objecting to the "dirty tricks" of the Reagan government which, as he duly quotes Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, are looked upon as "worse than Hitler." Rushdie's lack of sympathy with Americans extends to a clumsy.

So notes Salman Rushdie in his first work of nonfiction, a book as imaginative and meaningful as his acclaimed novels. In The Jaguar Smile, Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the terrain, and the poetry of "a country in which the ancient, opposing forces of creation and destruction were in.

Jaguar is a young adult adventure novel by Roland Smith, first published by Hyperion Books in It is the sequel to the book Thunder Cave, (also published by Hyperion Books). Plot summary. Fourteen-year-old Jake is forced to be left to live at a retirement home in Poughkeepsie, New York while his father, Dr.

Robert Lansa, travels to help his friend Bill set up a jaguar : Roland Smith. The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey by Rushdie, Salman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I loved the breadth and brilliance of Rushdie's Midnight's Children, admired his clever, biting and sly portrait of Benazir Bhutto (the 'Virgin Ironpants') in Shame, was confused with the immature ramblings of Grimus, bored with the Satanic Verses, but to some extent sympathised with /5(7).

In The Jaguar Smile, Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and haunting portrait of the people, the politics, the terrain, and the poetry of "a country in which the ancient, opposing forces of creation and destruction were in violent collision." Recounting his travels there inin the midst of America's behind-the-scenes war against the.

The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey by Salman Rushdie. Viking. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. "The Jaguar Smile," Salman Rushdie's record of his visit to Nicaragua, is a fascinating work with great value as an intellectual and historical document. The book is divided up into chapters, each of which stands alone as a unified and satisfying essay/5(5).Editions for The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey: (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition).It's an analysis of the Jaguar Smile by Rushdie.

The book reviews the political situation in Nicaragua and traces the roots of political power from the Somoza to the SLF. The book also portrays American meddling in Nicaraguan affairs.