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The evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town is mirrored in the family histroy of the Buendias

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9780060919658 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 1991), cover price $13.50 | also contains Garden Glories: Painting Fruit, Vegetables & Berries in Acrylic | About this edition: The evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town is mirrored in the family histroy of the Buendias

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Product Description: First published in English in 1972 and long out of print, 62: A Model Kit is Julio Cortázar's brilliant, intricate blueprint for life in the so-called "City." As one of the main characters, the intellectual Juan, puts it: to one person the City might appear as Paris, to another it might be where one goes upon getting out of bed in Barcelona; to another it might appear as a beer hall in Oslo...read more

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9780811214377 | New Directions, April 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: First published in English in 1972 and long out of print, 62: A Model Kit is Julio Cortázar's brilliant, intricate blueprint for life in the so-called "City.

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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)

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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.

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Product Description: This vital collection is as eclectic and electric as Brazil itself. These stories — ranging from vignettes, sketches, and prose poems to traditional narratives — cover a wide geography, physically, thematically, and stylistically...read more
By Gregory Rabassa (foreword by)

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9781883513214 | Whereabouts Pr, January 12, 2010, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This vital collection is as eclectic and electric as Brazil itself.

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Product Description: This is the first English-language translation of the controversial bestseller "O Povo Brasileiro" by Darcy Ribeiro, one of Brazil's leading 20th-century intellectuals. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813017778 | Univ Pr of Florida, September 12, 2000, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This is the first English-language translation of the controversial bestseller "O Povo Brasileiro" by Darcy Ribeiro, one of Brazil's leading 20th-century intellectuals.

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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

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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

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)

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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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Product Description: Book by Rabassa, Gregory

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9780893048709 | Cross-Cultural Communications, June 1, 1989, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Book by Rabassa, Gregory

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A assortment of three novellas by a recognized literary great includes Leaf Storm, No One Writes to the Colonel, and Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Reprint. NYT. (view table of contents)

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9780060932664 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Three novellas deal with such themes as life in Colombia and the effects of violence
9789990852028 | Perennial, October 1, 1999, cover price $0.02 | also contains Collected Novellas: Leaf Storm, No One Writes to the Colonel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold

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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)

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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.

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Product Description: Book by Chamberlain, Bobby J.

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9780878400911 | Georgetown Univ Pr, August 1, 1984, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Book by Chamberlain, Bobby J.

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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: Described by The Washington Post Book World as "classic Latin American magical realism . . . [from] a remarkable voice," Dona Ines vs. Oblivion is a rich saga melding national history with the story of one bitter family dispute. Dona Ines, matriarch of a wealthy family in eighteenth-century Caracas, is suing to regain the land her late husband bequeathed to his illegitimate mulatto son...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780807124765 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Described by The Washington Post Book World as "classic Latin American magical realism .

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Product Description: Along with The Discovery of America by the Turks, two masterworks by the greatest Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century, published for the centennial of his birthWidely 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: Along with The Discovery of America by the Turks, two masterworks by the greatest Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century, published for the centennial of his birthWidely 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: On the tenth anniversary of the return of their battalion from Mozambique, five men attempt to rekindle the fraternal bond that helped them survive the colonial war that was Portugal's Vietnam. In turn, they tell the stories of their lives before, during, and after the revolution that overthrew the long-lived Salazar dictatorship...read more

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9780802112996 | Grove Pr, July 1, 1990, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Five veterans reunite to tell the stories of their lives before, during and after the revoluton that overthrew the Salazar dictatorship

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9780802134219 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, August 1, 1996), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: On the tenth anniversary of the return of their battalion from Mozambique, five men attempt to rekindle the fraternal bond that helped them survive the colonial war that was Portugal's Vietnam.

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Looks at the history and development of Brazilian coffee and sugar plantations (view table of contents)

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9781558598768 | Abbeville Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Looks at the history and development of Brazilian coffee and sugar plantations

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A prize-winning novel and best-seller in Portugal is written in the form of a memoir by the well-intentioned governor of a Roman city in Portugal during the empire's decline--a time of political, religious, and social turbulence. Winner of the Pegasus Prize for Literature. Reprint.

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9780802137746 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, January 1, 2001), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A novel written as a memoir by the well-intentioned governor of a Roman city on Portugal during the empire's decline explores the political, religious, and social turbulence of the time.

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A prize-winning novel and best-seller in Portugal is written in the form of a memoir by the well-intentioned governor of a Roman city in Portugal during the empire's decline--a time of political, religious, and social turbulence. UP.

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9780807122358 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A novel written as a memoir by the well-intentioned governor of a Roman city in Portugal during the empire's decline explores the political, religious, and social turbulence of the time

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Product Description: Translated by Gregory Rabassa, winner of the National Book Award for Translation, 1967Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club...read more
By Gregory Rabassa (trans)

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9781860464287 | Vintage Uk, June 18, 1998, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Translated by Gregory Rabassa, winner of the National Book Award for Translation, 1967Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club.

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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: This long-awaited memoir is a joy to read, an instrumental guide to translating, and a look at the life of one of its great practitioners.A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of the Year for 2005. Gregory Rabassa's influence as a translator is tremendous...read more

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9780811216654 | New Directions, September 1, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This long-awaited memoir is a joy to read, an instrumental guide to translating, and a look at the life of one of its great practitioners.

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Product Description: The long-awaited memoir and meditation on the art of translating by the most acclaimed American translator of Latin American literature. Gregory Rabassa's influence as a translator is incalculable. His translations of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude and Julio Cortazar's Hopscotch have helped make these some of the most widely read and respected works in world literature...read more

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9780811216197 | New Directions, April 1, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The long-awaited memoir and meditation on the art of translating by the most acclaimed American translator of Latin American literature.

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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: 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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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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