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Dirty Havana trilogy

Author: Pedro Juan Gutiérrez; Natasha Wimmer
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pedro Juan used to be a reporter in Havana, but as life in Cuba and his own life begin to collapse around him, he gives up the farce of a daily job, and begins to "train himself to take nothing seriously". His training involves lots of sex, drugs, rum, jazz, beat literature and street philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro Juan Gutiérrez; Natasha Wimmer
ISBN: 9780571214235 9780374140168 0571214231 0374140162 0571206263 9780571206261
OCLC Number: 973674688
Language Note: Translation of: Trilogia sucia de La Habana.
Notes: Fiction: General.
Translation of: Trilogía sucia de La Habana.
Description: 392 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Pedro Juan Gutiérrez ; translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer.

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Dirty Havana Trilogy tells the story of Pedro Juan, an ex-radio journalist who wanders from one odd job to the next, half-disgusted and half-fascinated by his predicament.  Read more...

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"Grotesquely compelling...Pedro Juan Gutierrez appears destined to become a cult writer.' TLS 'A tale of human ingenuity and hidden hopefulness overcoming near-insuperable odds.' Guardian 'One of the Read more...

 
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