South American Journey 1943 Waldo Frank ~ Brazil, Argentina, Chile, etc. (culture, travel, politics, description) First Edition


Title: South American Journey

Author: Waldo Frank

Description: Stated First Edition. Boards in blue cloth with white title stripes on spine. Covers lightly worn; a tad spine cocked. Top corner bumped. Map endpapers showing locations visited. Previous owner's name and notation lightly penciled on title, half-title, and dedication pages; light soiling on one page, else interior is clean. Index. pp. xvii, 404. A scarce copy.

Social, cultural and political observations about Brazil, Argentina, and Chile, with a couple shorter interludes in Lima and Uruguay, by the leftist Waldo Frank during his 1942 tour of South America. Punctuated with his concerns about the rise of fascism.

Waldo Frank (1889-1967) was an American novelist, historian, activist, and critic, who wrote extensively for The New Yorker and The New Republic. He was called ''a literary ambassador to Latin America'' and was highly regarded by his readers throughout Latin America.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce
Place: New York
Year: 1943

Keywords: travel, description, 1940s, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, culture,

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