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Author QuotedClaude Levi-Strauss
Title QuotedTristes tropiques / par C. Levi-Strauss
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/11/25
ImprintParis : Union generale d'editions. c1955
QuotationWith my meal I was reading Levi-Strauss's Tristes Tropiques. The most "literary" and readable of his books. He is an intelligent and fluent writer, sensitive to real problems, ironic, objective, alert, humane. I like the book.
JournalThe Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 7, 1967-1968.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1998, p. 15
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