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Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent."

Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano's book "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent" raised him from obscurity to #1 on Amazon.com. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gifted the book to President Barack Obama. The President after receiving the gift thought it was a book that Chavez had written.

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