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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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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: 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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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: 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: "Be aware that frankness is the prime virtue of a dead man," writes the narrator of The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas. But while he may be dead, he is surely one of the liveliest characters in fiction, a product of one of the most remarkable imaginations in all of literature, Brazil's greatest novelist of the nineteenth century, Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis...read more

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9780195101706 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 10, 1998), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: "Be aware that frankness is the prime virtue of a dead man," writes the narrator of The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas.

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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, her own suicide attempt, and the secrets that linked the three women

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9780679422815 | Pantheon Books, July 1, 1996, cover price $24.00 | 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, her own suicide attempt, and the secrets that linked the three women

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9781862071131 | New edition (Granta Books, November 1, 1998), cover price $13.15
9781862070141 | Granta Books, May 19, 1997, cover price $16.45

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One of the most important novels in nineteenth-century Latin American literature, a satire on life and romance in the Brazilian Empire follows an heir to a philosopher's fortune who plunges into the fantastic world of Rio de Janeiro. UP. (view table of contents)

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9780195106817 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 22, 1998, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: 'Updated translation of another Machado classic, with excellent accompanying essays, is a welcome addition to his work available in English.

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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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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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'New translation of Machado's famous novel is for the most part faithful and readable. However, work has occasional odd errors and omissions, and fails to give sufficient attention to Machado's rhythm and syntax. Given Rabassa's vast experience as a translator, it is hard not to suspect that carelessness and haste explain the mistakes and lapses. Also poorly edited and inadequately proofread'--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/Tells the story of an unheroic man who has a harebrained idea for curing the world from melancholy (view table of contents)

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9780195101690 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 6, 1997, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: 'New translation of Machado's famous novel is for the most part faithful and readable.

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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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Product Description: Book by Andrade, Carlos Drummond De, De Andrade, Carlos Drummond, Colchie, Thomas, Strand, Mark

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9780880014342 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, December 1, 1995), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Book by Andrade, Carlos Drummond De, De Andrade, Carlos Drummond, Colchie, Thomas, Strand, Mark

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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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When a cruel-hearted woman locks away her niece for falling in love, a holy statue of Saint Barbara of the Thunder miraculously comes to life in the city of Bahia to set things right, changing the lives of everyone she encounters. Reprint. NYT.

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9780553095371 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, December 1, 1993, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A statue of Saint Barbara comes to life in order to help Manela, a beautiful girl involved in a forbidden love with a taxi driver

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9780553374407 | Reprint edition (Dial Pr, March 1, 1995), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A statue of Saint Barbara comes to life in order to help Manela, a beautiful girl involved in a forbidden love with a taxi driver

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Product Description: These striking novellas are the witty crystallizations of José Donoso's concerns over a lifetime of writing. In them he poses many of the questions raised by his fellow Latin American writers, Fuentes, García Marquez, and Vargas Llosa: What is truth? How does one use history in fiction? How does an artist create? Taratuta is a mystery story in which a writer tries to track a slippery Russian revolutionary in history and in life...read more

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9780393034363 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 1994, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In 'Taratuta', a man meets a descendant of the Russian revolutionary whose biography he is penning, and in 'Still life with pipe,' a young man becomes obsessed with a forgotten Chilean painter

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9780393311648 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 1994), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: These striking novellas are the witty crystallizations of José Donoso's concerns over a lifetime of writing.

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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: 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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9780345363893 | Reissue edition (Available Pr, May 1, 1989), cover price $3.50

Product Description: Book by Rabassa, Gregory

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9780934638067 | P E N Amer Center, June 1, 1987, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Book by Rabassa, Gregory

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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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