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Brief encounters with Che Guevara : Stories

Author: Ben Fountain
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The well-meaning protagonists of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara are caught--to both disastrous and hilarious effect--in the maelstrom of political and social upheaval surrounding them. Ben Fountain's prize-winning debut speaks to the intimate connection between the foreign, the familiar, and the inescapably human"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Fountain
ISBN: 9780060885601 0060885602
OCLC Number: 145337609
Description: 229, 16 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Near-extinct birds of the central Cordillera --
Rêve haitien --
The good ones are already taken --
Asian tiger --
Bouki and the cocaine --The lion's mouth --
Brief encounters with Che Guevara --
Fantasy for eleven fingers.
Responsibility: Ben Fountain.

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"The well-meaning protagonists of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara are caught--to both disastrous and hilarious effect--in the maelstrom of political and social upheaval surrounding them. Ben Fountain's prize-winning debut speaks to the intimate connection between the foreign, the familiar, and the inescapably human"--Back cover.

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