By Diego Tomasi
Este libro es los angeles crónica de los angeles relación entre un escritor y una ciudad. Es también un viaje por el tiempo, ese tiempo que nadie percibió ni describió como Julio Cortázar. El vínculo de Cortázar con Buenos Aires es primary en los angeles constitución de su personalidad, de su literatura, de su mirada del mundo, afirma Diego Tomasi. Cortázar por Buenos Aires busca al escritor en l. a. ciudad y camina de su mano.
Buenos Aires por Cortázar busca a los angeles ciudad en sus libros y en sus palabras. ¿Cuántos días estuvo Cortázar en Buenos Aires? ¿Qué hizo durante esos días? ¿Con quiénes se reunió? ¿Qué lugares recorrió? ¿Qué significado tuvo Buenos Aires en su literatura? A cien años de su nacimiento y treinta de su muerte, Cortázar está vivo en su obra, en sus cartas y en el recuerdo de quienes lo conocieron.
Sus recorridos por Buenos Aires han dejado huellas. Con certera sutileza, Diego Tomasi rastrea esas huellas en una investigación fascinante, que revela aspectos nuevos, a menudo desconocidos, de l. a. vida y l. a. obra del inolvidable escritor argentino.
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S. Senate in Connecticut. When I was ten years old, I went to visit Gampy in Washington. He and my grandmother took me to a gathering at a Georgetown home. As I wandered among the adults, Gampy grabbed my arm. ” He led me toward a giant man, the only person in the room as tall as he was. “I’ve got one of your constituents here,” Gampy said to the man. A huge hand swallowed mine. “Pleased to meet you,” said Gampy’s colleague, Senate Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson. My grandfather could be a very stern man.
Dad referred me to a man named Sid Adger, a former pilot who was well connected in the aviation community. He suggested that I consider joining the Texas Air National Guard, which had pilot slots available. Unlike members of the regular Guard, pilots were required to complete a year of training, six months of specialized instruction, and then regular flying to keep up their status. Serving as a Guard pilot appealed to me. I would learn a new skill. If called, I would fly in combat. If not, I would have flexibility to do other things.
Before long, he was out of a job. So was his producer. After years of false allegations, the Guard questions finally began to abate. I will always be proud of my time in the Guard. I learned a lot, made lifelong friends, and was honored to wear our country’s uniform. I admire and respect those who deployed to Vietnam. Nearly sixty thousand of them never came home. My service was nothing compared to theirs. In 1970, Dad decided to run for the Senate again. We felt good about his chances in a rematch against Ralph Yarborough.
Cortázar por Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires por Cortázar by Diego Tomasi