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Destiny and desire : a novel

Author: Carlos Fuentes; Edith Grossman
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The severed head of Josuãe Nadal, floating in the Pacific Ocean off the shore of Mexico, remembers his life, friends, enemies, and lovers, and his involvement in the drug trade and the corruption frequently encountered in his country.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Fuentes; Edith Grossman
ISBN: 9781400068807 1400068800 9780679604457 0679604456
OCLC Number: 607084885
Notes: Translation of: La voluntad y la fortuna originally published in Spanish in Mexico City, in 2008.
Credits: Carlos Fuentes ; translated by Edith Grossman.
Description: 415 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Severed head --
Castor and Pollux --
Miguel Aparecido --
Max Monroy --
Cain and Abel --
Ascent to heaven.
Other Titles: Voluntad y la fortuna.
Responsibility: Carlos Fuentes ; translated by Edith Grossman.

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The severed head of Josuãe Nadal, floating in the Pacific Ocean off the shore of Mexico, remembers his life, friends, enemies, and lovers, and his involvement in the drug trade and the corruption frequently encountered in his country.

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