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About José Gushiken
About the author: an anthropologist, writer, and photographer, Gushiken resides in Lima, Peru. He received his PhD from the Catholic University of Lima. His research and photographs focus on the mountain, jungle, and coastal regions of Peru. Other works by the author include El violin di Isua, a biography of San Diego de Isua, an interpreter of folk music, and El otro Perú, a study of traditional medicine in the Peruvian jungle. Gushiken’s photographs of people and rituals have been exhibited throughout Peru and Japan.