WorldCat Identities

Shua, Ana María 1951-

Overview
Works: 113 works in 378 publications in 5 languages and 6,331 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dystopias  Interviews  Juvenile works  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PQ7798.29.H8, 863
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ana María Shua
The book of memories by Ana María Shua( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the assorted perspectives of these and other characters, this tale of Jewish immigrants explores life in Argentina, the role of women, and the power and the limits of machismo and nationalism
Death as a side effect by Ana María Shua( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernesto, a man in a dystopic future Argentina, struggles to save his dying father from falling victim to the diabolical health-care system, only to learn that everyone is a patient
Patient by Ana María Shua( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Appropriately colloquial, idiomatic translation of prolific Argentine writer's novel Soy paciente. A humerous satire on the state's health care system, novel may remind readers of Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest. No accompanying materials, which is unfortunate since Shua's work is not yet well known in English"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
The weight of temptation by Ana María Shua( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dystopian fantasy, political parable, morality tale-however one reads it, this novel is first and foremost pure Ana María Shua, a work of fiction like no other and a dark pleasure to read. Shua, an Argentinian writer widely celebrated throughout Latin America, frames her complex drama in deceptively simple, straightforward prose. The story takes place at a fat farm called The Reeds, a nightmare world that might not exist but certainly could. The last resort of the overweight wealthy (or sponsored), The Reeds subjects its "campers" to extreme measures-particularly the regimented system of publi
Casa de geishas by Ana María Shua( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los amores de Laurita by Ana María Shua( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and German and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belletristik : Argentinien/Buenos Aires ; Frau
Quick fix : sudden fiction by Ana María Shua( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of almost 140 of the author's very short stories, drawn from her four short story collections
Fenómenos de circo by Ana María Shua( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short prose pieces
Botánica del caos by Ana María Shua( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Como una buena madre by Ana María Shua( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una coleccin̤ de cuentos cortos
Que tengas una vida interesante by Ana María Shua( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historias verdaderas by Ana María Shua( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La sueñera by Ana María Shua( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viajando se conoce gente by Ana María Shua( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Temporada de fantasmas : [cuentos] by Ana María Shua( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cazadores de letras : minificción reunida by Ana María Shua( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las cosas que odio : y otras exageraciones by Ana María Shua( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous collection of poetry for children concerning things they hate, such as getting up for school, haircuts, and taking baths
La fabrica del terror by Ana María Shua( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of frightening stories by an Argentine children's writer, each story with a section in which the author provides cultural and other background information on the story
Cabras, mujeres y mulas : antología del odio-miedo a la mujer en la literatura popular( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Batalla entre los elefantes y los cocodrilos by Ana María Shua( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elephants and crocodiles fight for control of the jungle river, but a clever giraffe ends the dispute
 
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The book of memories
Alternative Names
Ana Mara Shua Argentine writer

Ana Mara Shua argentinische Schriftstellerin

Ana Mara Shua argentinsk frfattare

Ana Mara Shua argentinsk skribent

Shua, Ana Mara

Shua, Ana Maria 1951-

Шуа, Ана Мария

Languages
Spanish (176)

English (21)

German (4)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
Death as a side effectPatientCasa de geishasLos amores de LauritaQuick fix : sudden fictionComo una buena madreLa sueñeraTemporada de fantasmas : [cuentos]