Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent - Study Guide Seven Years After Summary & Analysis

Eduardo Galeano
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In this portion of the book, the author Eduardo Galeano, describes events following the seven years after the book was published.

The author tells of reactions to his controversial book. He is heartened by the young girl who was reading the book to a companion on a bus in Colombia but spurred by her emotional reactions to what she read finally stood up and read it aloud to everyone. Galeano heard from a young woman who fled Santiago with the book inside her baby's diapers; and the young student who went from one book store to another in Buenos Aires to read the book because he didn't have enough money to buy it. The biggest compliment of all was when the book was banned by various militaristic dictatorships.

Among the important events occurring during the time lapse was the nationalization of...

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