By Antonio Benitez-Rojo, James Maraniss
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In four or five days, I'll show you where the run away slaves, the cimarrones, live," he adds, pointing east. "They'll make a bandit out of you. You're young and ready for anything. A five-day walk from here. " The slave, his filed teeth shining in a broad grin, raises his hand to his chest and nods in assent. "But you'd better get rid of those weapons," the Indian says, trying to take the crossbow away from the slave. The man lifts it over his head, out of the tameme's reach. "All right, negro, whatever you like.
Page iii A View from the Mangrove Antonio Benítez-Rojo Translated by James Maraniss University of Massachusetts Press AMHERST Page iv Copyright © 1998 by The University of Massachusetts Press All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America LC 97-43469 ISBN 1-55849-136-8 Designed by Steve Dyer Set in Joanna by Keystone Typesetting, Inc. Printed and bound by Braun-Brumfield, Inc. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Benítez Rojo, Antonio, 1931 - A view from the Mangrove / Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss.
The best idea would be to sell him in Cartagena. '' And crossing his arms on the table, he lays down his head. The drumroll, a bit disheveled by the morning breeze, enters the house like a whirl of cranes. Hawkins blinks, clears his throat, and putting his hands behind his neck, straightens his spine. Then he passes a benevolent look over his pages' bodies, bound together in sleep over one of Don Miguel's capes, and he pours himself a glass of wine. He takes a sip, but this time he doesn't seem to savor the malvesie with the usual pleasure, as if that hazy night of apprehension had diminished its flavor.
A View from the Mangrove by Antonio Benitez-Rojo, James Maraniss