Dancing With the Devil in the City of god: Rio de Janeiro and the Olympic Dream [Audiobook] download free by Juliana Barbassa

Dancing With the Devil in the City of god: Rio de Janeiro and the Olympic Dream Audiobook download free by Juliana Barbassa
  • Listen audiobook: Dancing With the Devil in the City of god: Rio de Janeiro and the Olympic Dream
  • Author: Juliana Barbassa
  • Release date: 2016/6/21
  • Publisher: TOUCHSTONE BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781476756264
  • Rating: 7.63 of 10
  • Votes: 565
  • Review by: Maryam Cornwell
  • Review rating: 8.26 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/14
  • Duration: 4H20M23S in 256 kbps (70.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-01
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: OGG, Musepack, FLAC, MPEG4, WAV, MP3, WMA (compression ZIP, Z, CBR, RAR, ACE)
  • Total pages original book: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 28M3S (7.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: From prizewinning journalist and Brazilian native Juliana Barbassa comes a deeply reported and beautifully written account of the seductive and chaotic city of Rio de Janeiro as it struggles with poverty and corruption on the brink of the 2016 Olympic Games. Juliana Barbassa moved a great deal throughout her life, but Rio was always home. After twenty-one years abroad, she returned to find her native city-once ravaged by inflation, drug wars, corrupt leaders, and dying neighborhoods-undergoing a major change. Rio has always aspired to the pantheon of global capitals, and under the spotlight of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games it seems that its moment has come. But in order to prepare itself for the world stage, Rio must vanquish the entrenched problems that Barbassa recalls from her childhood. Turning this beautiful but deeply flawed place into a pristine showcase of the best that Brazil has to offer in just a few years is a tall order-and with the whole world watching, the stakes couldn't be higher. Library Journal called Dancing with the Devil in the City of God 'akin to Charlie LeDuff's Detroit'-a book that 'combines history and personal interviews in an informative and engaging work.' This kaleidoscopic portrait of Rio introduces the reader to the people who make up this city of extremes, revealing their aspirations and their grit, their violence, their hungers, and their splendor, and shedding light on the future of this city they are building together. Dancing with the Devil in the City of God is an insider perspective from a native daughter and 'a fascinating look at the people who live in and aspire to change one of the world's most impressive cities' (Booklist, starred review).
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of The Americas, Urban Communities, Regional Studies, Social & Cultural History, Guidebooks
  • Download servers: FreakShare, SecureSlice, Pixeldrain, Google Drive, Hotfile, Dropbox, Uploaded, FileServe, Memopal, Mediafire. Compressed in ZIP, Z, CBR, RAR, ACE
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.41 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x229x25mm
  • Weight: 408g
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