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Tropical Truth A Story of Music and Revolution in Brazil

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ISBN-10: 037540788X

ISBN-13: 9780375407888

Edition: 2002

Authors: Caetano Veloso, Isabel De Sena, Barbara Einzig

List price: $26.00
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Inadequately described as the John Lennon or the Bob Dylan of his country, Caetano Veloso has virtually personified Brazilian music for thirty-five years. Now, in his long-awaited memoir, he tells the heroic story of how, in the late sixties, he and a group of friends from the Northeastern state of Bahia created tropicalismo, the movement that shook Brazilian culture--and civic order--to its foundations and pushed a nation then on the margins of world politics and economics into the pop avant-garde. Tropical Truth begins with a childhood in the Bahian hinterland, where Caetano (as Brazilians of all ages now call him) first heard not only the musical traditions of his own country and her…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/24/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Caetano Veloso was born in 1940 in Santo Amaro da Purificacao, Bahia. He lives in Bahia & Rio de Janeiro.