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The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories

  • Creators:Carlos FuentesJulio Ortega
  • Brand:Vintage
  • Category:Book
  • List Price: $15.95
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  • Seller:Your Online Bookstore
  • Sales Rank:309,766
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:1
  • Pages:400
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.7
  • Dimensions (in):5.2 x 0.9 x 8
  • Publication Date:December 5, 2000
  • ISBN:067977551X
  • EAN:9780679775515
  • ASIN:067977551X
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In The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories, Julio Ortega and Carlos Fuentes present the most compelling short fiction from Mexico to Chile. Surreal, poetic, naturalistic, urbane, peasant-born: All styles intersect and play, often within a single piece. There is "The Handsomest Drown Man in the World," the García Márquez fable of a village overcome by the power of human beauty; "The Aleph," Borges' classic tale of a man who discovers, in a colleague's cellar, the Universe. Here is the haunting shades of Juan Rulfo, the astonishing anxiety puzzles of Julio Cortázar, the disquieted domesticity of Clarice Lispector. Provocative, powerful, immensely engaging, The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories showcases the ingenuity, diversity, and continuing excellence of a vast and vivid literary tradition.

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