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Product Description: These three groundbreaking works by Julio Cortázar—a major figure of world literature and one of the founders of the Latin American Boom—are published together in one volume for the first time, in honor of the centenary of his birth...read more
By Paul Blackburn (trans), Julio Cortazar, Gregory Rabassa (trans) and Ilan Stavans (introduced by)

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9780375712661 | Everymans Library, August 12, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: These three groundbreaking works by Julio Cortázar—a major figure of world literature and one of the founders of the Latin American Boom—are published together in one volume for the first time, in honor of the centenary of his birth.

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Product Description: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.] [Translated by Gregory Rabassa][Read by John Lee]One of the twentieth century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize-winning career...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781482939668 | Una tra edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 28, 2014), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.

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Product Description: A Brazilian Lord of the Flies, about a group of boys who live by their wits and daring in the slums of BahiaThey call themselves “Captains of the Sands,” a gang of orphans and runaways who live by their wits and daring in the torrid slums and sleazy back alleys of Bahia...read more

Paperback:

9780143106357 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, June 25, 2013), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A Brazilian Lord of the Flies, about a group of boys who live by their wits and daring in the slums of BahiaThey call themselves “Captains of the Sands,” a gang of orphans and runaways who live by their wits and daring in the torrid slums and sleazy back alleys of Bahia.
9780380897186 | Avon Books, March 1, 1988, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Living by their wits in the steamy slums of Bahia, a gang of orphans and runaways, led by fifteen-year-old 'Bullet,' spend their time stealing from Brazil's rich and privilaged until public outcry demands their capture

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Product Description: Written in 1936 when Amado was twenty-four years old, Sea of Death tells the dockside tales of Bahia. Sailors and their wives, steeped in the rich mythology surrounding the goddess Iemanjá, are at the heart of this novel, a lyrical and tragic portrayal of the workers’ daily struggle for survival...read more
By Gregory Rabassa (trans)

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9781933227498 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of New England, April 9, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Written in 1936 when Amado was twenty-four years old, Sea of Death tells the dockside tales of Bahia.

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Product Description: Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa...read more
By Gregory Rabassa (trans)

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9780143106364 | 1 edition (Penguin Classics, August 28, 2012), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa.

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Product Description: Published here for the first time in English in a brilliant translation by the peerless Gregory Rabassa, The Discovery of America by the Turks is a whimsical Brazilian take on The Taming of the Shrew that will remind readers why Jorge Amado is to Portuguese-American literature what Jorge Luis Borges is to Spanish-American literature...read more
By Gregory Rabassa (trans)

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9780143106982 | 1 edition (Penguin Classics, August 28, 2012), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Published here for the first time in English in a brilliant translation by the peerless Gregory Rabassa, The Discovery of America by the Turks is a whimsical Brazilian take on The Taming of the Shrew that will remind readers why Jorge Amado is to Portuguese-American literature what Jorge Luis Borges is to Spanish-American literature.

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Product Description: The Correspondence of Fradique Mendes—ostensibly letters, with an arch introduction—actually ranges widely and revels in many forms of discourse. In this singular work, originally published in 1900, one finds meditations, dialogues, observations, grand shifts in tone, occulted ironies, pastiches, lampoons, and an underlying hilarity throughout...read more
By Gregory Rabassa (trans)

Paperback:

9781933227320 | Univ Pr of New England, November 8, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Correspondence of Fradique Mendes—ostensibly letters, with an arch introduction—actually ranges widely and revels in many forms of discourse.

By Gregory Rabassa (foreword by)

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9781883513214 | Whereabouts Pr, January 12, 2010, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: A shred of black lace. A broken hand mirror. A spidery strip of false eyelash. These are the fragments left to Irene Vilar, granddaughter of Lolita Lebrón, the revered political activist for Puerto Rican independence who in 1954 sprayed the U...read more

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9781590513231, titled "The Ladies' Gallery: A Memoir of Family Secrets" | Other Pr Llc, October 6, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A shred of black lace.
9780679745464, titled "The Ladies' Gallery: A Memoir of Family Secrets" | Vintage Books, January 1, 1998, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The author meditates on the allure of suicide for three generations of women in one Puerto Rican family, describing the lives of her grandmother and mother, and herself

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Product Description: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case. NOTE: The MP3-CD format requires a compatible audio CD player.][Translated by Gregory Rabassa][Read by John Lee]One of the twentieth century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize-winning career...read more
By Gregory Rabassa (trans)

Hardcover:

9780679444657 | Everymans Library, October 1, 1995, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town is mirrored in the family history of the Buendias.

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9780816154845 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, January 1, 1993), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781482939675 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 28, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

Reinforced:

9780606203418 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $22.73 | About this edition: Tells the story of the Buendia family, set against the background of the evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town

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9781439566497 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In the book which put South America on the literary map, Marquez tells the haunting story of a community lost in the depths of that almighty continent where time passes slowly.

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Product Description: A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of the Year for 2005.Gregory Rabassa's influence as a translator is tremendous. His translations of Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude and Julio Cortázar's Hopscotch have helped make these some of the the most widely read and respected works in world literature...read more

Paperback:

9780811216654 | New Directions, September 1, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of the Year for 2005.

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9780195106824 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 29, 1999, cover price $39.99

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Product Description: Aboard his boat the Chita Verde, Captain Cristorio sails among archipelagos of islands and the immensity of the ocean, searching for his beloved lost in the seas years before. Along the way he encounters mysterious creatures, shipwrecked sailors and abandoned islands...read more

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9780970765277 | Aliform Pub, October 30, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Aboard his boat the Chita Verde, Captain Cristorio sails among archipelagos of islands and the immensity of the ocean, searching for his beloved lost in the seas years before.

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In a new edition of the Nobel laureate's first book, seven short stories, including the title story, 'The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,' 'A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,' 'The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship,' and 'Nabo,' reflect the author's concern with the complexities of human nature. Reissue. 15,000 first printing.

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9780060751555 | Reissue edition (Perennial, February 1, 2005), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: In a new edition of the Nobel laureate's first book, seven short stories, including the title story, 'The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,' 'A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,' 'The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship,' and 'Nabo,' reflect the author's concern with the complexities of human nature.

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Product Description: "Since they shot her at point-blank range while she was being kissed, she confused the pain of love with that of death." Rosario Tijeras is the violent, violated character at the center of Jorge Franco's study of contrasts, set in self-destructing 1980s Medellín...read more

Hardcover:

9781583226094 | 1 edition (Seven Stories Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: "Since they shot her at point-blank range while she was being kissed, she confused the pain of love with that of death.

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Product Description: This luxurious translation of a Spanish tour de force, about the return of an exile to his native Barcelona after the Spanish Civil War, should captivate those who prize the elegant lyricism and complexity of Latin American fiction-Publishers WeeklyMarks of Identity is the first volume of Goytisolo's great trilogy which includes Count Julian and Juan the Landless, It is an affirmation of the ability of the individual to survive the political tyrannies of our times...read more

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9780071557269, titled "Old-Time Radios: Restoration and Repair" | McGraw-Hill, December 1, 1990, cover price $25.95 | also contains Old-Time Radios: Restoration and Repair | About this edition: In [BO]Old Time Radios!

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9781564784537 | Italian edition edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, April 30, 2007), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This luxurious translation of a Spanish tour de force, about the return of an exile to his native Barcelona after the Spanish Civil War, should captivate those who prize the elegant lyricism and complexity of Latin American fiction-Publishers WeeklyMarks of Identity is the first volume of Goytisolo's great trilogy which includes Count Julian and Juan the Landless, It is an affirmation of the ability of the individual to survive the political tyrannies of our times.
9781852427672 | Serpents Tail, November 1, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "This luxurious translation of a Spanish tour de force, about the return of an exile to his native Barcelona after the Spanish Civil War, should captivate those who prize the elegant lyricism and complexity of Latin American fiction"—Publishers WeeklyMarks of Identity is the first volume of Goytisolo’s great trilogy which includes Count Julian and Juan the Landless.
9781852421342 | Serpents Tail, August 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This luxurious translation of a Spanish tour de force, about the return of an exile to his native Barcelona after the Spanish Civil War, should captivate those who prize the elegant lyricism and complexity of Latin American fiction-Publishers WeeklyMarks of Identity is the first volume of Goytisolo's great trilogy which includes Count Julian and Juan the Landless, It is an affirmation of the ability of the individual to survive the political tyrannies of our times.

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Product Description: In jail, a man loves his innocence with the same absurd force that he fears his crimes. What happens when the innocent is thrown in with the guilty, or the guilty with the innocent? Four unlikely cellmates suddenly find themselves heading an uprising in a South American prison...read more

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9780970765239 | Aliform Pub, August 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In jail, a man loves his innocence with the same absurd force that he fears his crimes.

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Product Description: Cadete the Healer and Sara the Saint; Barbaro the Pilgrim and the syphilitic priest, His Holiness Father Governo; the death and resurrection of Joao-Lazaro...all on the island in the middle of the ocean...

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9780970765246 | Aliform Pub, August 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Cadete the Healer and Sara the Saint; Barbaro the Pilgrim and the syphilitic priest, His Holiness Father Governo; the death and resurrection of Joao-Lazaro.

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Set in Lisbon in the 1970s during the dissolution of Portugal's African colonies, a stunning novel combines Portuguese history with the unforgettable tale of Vasco da Gama who, along with his band of fellow heroes, starts to reclaim Lisbon by winning it, piece by piece, in fixed card games. Reprint.

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9780802139559 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, February 1, 2003), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Set in Lisbon in the 1970s during the dissolution of Portugal's African colonies, a stunning novel combines Portuguese history with the unforgettable tale of Vasco da Gama who, along with his band of fellow heroes, starts to reclaim Lisbon by winning it, piece by piece, in fixed card games.

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Product Description: A modern epic on a grand scale, Avalovara is a rich and lyrical novel centered around Abel's courtship of three women. He pursues the sophisticated and inaccessible Roos across Europe; falls in love with Cecilia, a carnal, compassionate hermaphrodite; and achieves a tender, erotic alliance with a woman known only by an ideogram...read more
By Osman Lins and Gregory Rabassa (introduced by)

Paperback:

9781564783202 | 1 edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, May 1, 2002), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A modern epic on a grand scale, Avalovara is a rich and lyrical novel centered around Abel's courtship of three women.

The Nobel laureate weaves a story of a fantastic wedding, the return of the bride to her parents, her brothers' resolve to murder her corruptor, and the townspeoples' refusal to depart from routine
By Gregory Rabassa (trans)

Reinforced:

9780606241854 | Demco Media, April 1, 2002, cover price $15.20 | About this edition: The Nobel laureate weaves a story of a fantastic wedding, the return of the bride to her parents, her brothers' resolve to murder her corruptor, and the townspeoples' refusal to depart from routine

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Set in Lisbon in the 1970s during the dissolution of Portugal's African colonies, a stunning novel combines Portuguese history with the unforgettable tale of Vasco da Gama who, along with his band of fellow heroes, starts to reclaim Lisbon by winning it, piece by piece, in fixed card games.

Hardcover:

9780802117083 | Grove Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Set in Lisbon in the 1970s during the dissolution of Portugal's African colonies, a stunning novel combines Portuguese history with the unforgettable tale of Vasco da Gama who, along with his band of fellow heroes, starts to reclaim Lisbon by winning it, piece by piece, in fixed card games.

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