Little Money Street: In Search of Gypsies and Their Music in the South of France (Paperback)
In Search of Gypsies and Their Music in the South of France
Vintage Books USA, 9780307279422, 242pp.
Publication Date: August 14, 2007
As her relationship with the Espinas family developed over the years, progressing from mutual bafflement to a deep-rooted friendship, Eberstadt found herself a part of the captivating Gypsy life-a life rich with tradition and culture, but slowly being consumed by the modern world.
About the Author
"His Devils." She graduated from Brearley in New York City and from Magdalen College, Oxford. She lives in France with her husband and two children.
Praise For Little Money Street: In Search of Gypsies and Their Music in the South of France…
“Little Money Street is a fascinating journey into this secret nation, rich with detours and through a hidden corner of the world.”
—The Seattle Times
“In Eberstadt’s talented hands the sojourn becomes an intriguing look at the mores of a mysterious and maligned subset of Europe’s underclass, a fascinating freeze-frame of a fading culture.”
“[Eberstadt] has made her way into Gypsy life far enough to bring back telling, often touching stories.”
—The Boston Globe
“A passionate personalized portrait of a people whose soulfulness surges through the raw wails of their flamencos, rumbas, and fandangos.”