Book Reviews of The Broken Fountain

The Broken Fountain
The Broken Fountain
Author: Thomas Belmonte
ISBN-13: 9780231070591
ISBN-10: 0231070594
Publication Date: 4/15/1989
Pages: 202
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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It's an anthropology book. This guy went to a poor town in Italy and lived among the people, and wrote this book about it.
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"In a book of uncommon eloquence, Mr. Belmonte . . . has drawn a series of unsparing portraits showing us how these people live."
New York Times Book Review

"At a time when we have so much difficulty understanding poverty in our own country, it is interesting to look at some other country's poor, to examine their anger and frustration."
Anatole Broyard, New York Times

"The description is rich, thoughtful, perceptive and moving."
Paul Littlewood, Urban Studies