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Title   A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes: Stories from Latin America

Binding   Paper Back

Book Condition   Used - Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Dutton Adult October 1991

ISBN Number    0525933670 / 9780525933670

Seller ID   20110706106481

Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. This anthology includes short works by Carpentier, Quiroga, Cortazar, Borges, Onetti, Bioy Casares, Puig, Allende, Amado, and a dozen others. Explore the gothic sexual ambiguitites of Carlos Fuentes' 'The Doll Queen,' the psychological compression of Clarice Lispector's 'Love,' or the baroque pyrotechnics of Machado de Assis and Adolfo Bioy Casares. Discover the paradically 'hard-boiled' detectice fiction of Ana Lydia Vega and some decidedly 'soft-boiled' criminals in Rubem Fonseca's 'Lonelyhearts.' From erotic comedies by Isabel Allende and Jorge Amado to the playful labyrinths of Guillermo Cabrera Infante's London streets or Armonia Somers' roomful of elocks. A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes reveals the virtuosity of Latin American literature at its finest, and provides an illuminaing journey into dreamlike and unexpected worlds.

Price = 20.00 USD

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