Bury Me Standing

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Bury Me Standing

The Gypsies and Their Journey

By Isabel Fonseca

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679737438, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 1996


Isabel Fonseca describes the four years she spent with Gypsies from Albania to Poland, listening to their stories, deciphering their taboos, and befriending their matriarchs, activists, and child prostitutes. A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of a disappearing culture. 50 photos.