José Eustasio Rivera (1889–1928) was a Colombian poet, novelist, and lawyer. The Vortex is his best-known and most influential work.
John Charles Chasteen is Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is the author and translator of numerous books.
Introduction: A Player in the Rainforest ix
Part One 3
Part Two 81
Part Three 147
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