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Bolivar liberator of a continent : a dramatized biography by Boyd, Bill

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Published by S.P.I. Books in New York .
Written in English



  • South America


  • Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830 -- Fiction.,
  • South America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Bill Boyd.
GenreFiction., Wars of Independence, 1806-1830.
LC ClassificationsPS3552.O884 B6 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL81304M
LC Control Number99186352

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Bolivar is unquestionably that book Bolivar is magisterial in scope, written with flair and an almost cinematic sense of history happening A monumental achievement destined to win some major literary prizes.” – Joseph J. Ellis, Washington Post Book WorldReleased on: Ap Overall, Bolivar is presented as a tremendously complex, intriguing character. My only pet peeve about the book was the use of the word American. Being in the title, the reader/listener knows what to expect. And certainly, contemporaneous use of the word by Bolivar and others, to refer the regions outside the USA is historically accurate. Bolivar lives a quiet life in New York City—visiting museums and bookstores, eating corned beef sandwiches, and largely keeping to himself. In such a fast-moving town, no one even notices that. Simón Bolívar was a Venezuelan military leader who was instrumental in the revolutions against the Spanish empire. Learn more about his fight for Spanish-American independence at :