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A Hammock beneath the mangoes : stories from Latin America

Author: Thomas Colchie
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These stories portray the Latin American vision of the world.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hammock beneath the mangoes.
New York : Dutton, ©1991
(OCoLC)551610009
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Colchie
ISBN: 0525933670 9780525933670
OCLC Number: 23584611
Description: xiv, 430 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The dead man / Horacio Quiroga --
Axolotl / Julio Cortázar --
Waiting for Polidoro / Armonía Somers --
The circular ruins / Jorge Luís Borges --
The dog will have its day / Juan Carlos Onetti --
The idol / Adolfo Bioy Casares --
Relative humidity 95% / Manuel Puig --
Toad's mouth / Isabel Allende --
The miracle of the birds / Jorge Amado --
The ex-magician from the Minhota Tavern / Murilo Rubião --
Love / Clarice Lispector --
The psychiatrist / Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis --
The plagues / Moacyr Scliar --
The third bank of the river / João Guimarães Rosa --
It was a different day when they killed the pig / João Ubaldo Ribeiro --
The corset / Lygia Fagundes Telles --
Lonelyhearts / Rubem Fonseca --
Twice with Helena / Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes --
The doll queen / Carlos Fuentes --
Luvina / Juan Rulfo --
The gift / Rosario Ferré --
Bestial among the flowers / Reinaldo Arenas --
Story-bound / Ana Lydia Vega --
The last voyage of the ghost ship / Gabriel García Márquez --
The phantom of the Essoldo / Guillermo Cabrera Infante --
Journey back to the source / Alejo Carpentier.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Colchie.

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These stories portray the Latin American vision of the world.

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