By: Alan Weisman (Author)
227 pages, illustrations, maps
The story of one man's vision to create a village in one of the most brutal environments in the world – the Colombian Llanos. The village would be able to sustain itself agriculturally, economically and artistically, demonstrating that if a community could survive here, then it could do so anywhere. Gaviotas is a book about people that dared to change their world, and in the process changed the world we all live in.
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Author of the critically acclaimed New York Times best seller The World Without Us, Alan Weisman is an award-winning journalist whose reports have appeared in Harperis, the New York Times Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Discover, and Orion, among others, and on National Public Radio. A former contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times Magazine, he is a senior radio producer for Homelands Productions and teaches international journalism at the University of Arizona. He lives in western Massachusetts.
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