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Shua, Ana María 1951-

Overview
Works: 115 works in 365 publications in 3 languages and 6,137 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dystopias  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ7798.29.H8, 863.64
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ana María Shua
The book of memories by Ana María Shua ( )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,078 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
The weight of temptation by Ana María Shua ( )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 932 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
Death as a side effect by Ana María Shua ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 246 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 )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and French and held by 229 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
La muerte como efecto secundario by Ana María Shua ( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Spanish and French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soy paciente by Ana María Shua ( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casa de geishas by Ana María Shua ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El libro de los recuerdos by Ana María Shua ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Novela. El humor y el lenguaje coloquial son los recursos primordiales en la reconstrucción de la historia de una familia de origen judío-polaco. En base a las conflictivas versiones orales de sus integrantes logra memoriar los secretos, los triunfos y los fracasos compilados por tres generaciones sucesivas"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Quick fix : sudden fiction by Ana María Shua ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of almost 140 of the author's very short stories, drawn from her four short story collections
Los amores de Laurita by Ana María Shua ( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Botánica del caos by Ana María Shua ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fenómenos de circo by Ana María Shua ( Book )
9 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short prose pieces
Como una buena madre by Ana María Shua ( Book )
5 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La sueñera by Ana María Shua ( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2006 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
Viajando se conoce gente by Ana María Shua ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 68 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 58 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 57 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
 
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Alternative Names
Shua, Ana María
Shua, Ana Maria 1951-
Languages
Spanish (149)
English (20)
French (3)
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