Life in the Damn Tropics: A Novel (Americas S. New edition)

Life in the Damn Tropics: A Novel (Americas S. New edition)

By: David Unger (author), Ilan Stavans (adaptor), Gioconda Belli (foreword_author), Irene Vilar (volume_editor)Paperback

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Set in strife-torn Guatemala City in the early 1980s, this sophisticated, quasi-comedic tale depicts the decline and near-fall of a prominent Guatemalan Jewish family. In the face of military rule, terrorism, and sabotage, Marcos learns the truth about his brother Aaron, only to find that sibling secrets can be every bit as dangerous as civil unrest.

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About Author

David Unger, born in Guatemala, is a prize-winning translator, U.S. representative of the Guadalajara International Book Fair, and director of City College of New York's Publishing Certificate Program.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780299200541
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9780299200541
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 029920054X
  • edition: New edition

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