Borges, Jorge Luis, edited by Donald Yates. Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings. New York, W.W. Norton, 1988.
A collection of imaginative stories and essays by one of Argentina's greatest writers.

Chatwin, Bruce. In Patagonia. London, Picador, 1977.
A delightful traveller's tale of a journey through southern Argentina and Tierra del Fuego. The author writes about the history of Patagonia and the people who still live in this remote area.

Mansilla, Lucio V. An Expedition to the Ranquel Indians. Texas, University of Texas Press, 1997, translated by Mark McCaffrey.
This translation of a diary of a military official, Lucio V. Mansilla, tells of his encounters with indigenous people and their culture.

Peterson, Marge and Rob. Argentina: A Wild West Heritage. Minnesota, Dillon Press, Inc., 1990.
Suitable for young people, this book provides both written and pictorial information about the land, the history, popular stories and legends, holidays, family life, education and sports.

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