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Happy families

Author: Carlos Fuentes; Edith Grossman
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sixteen short stories exploring a variety of dysfunctional families and love in all its forms in contemporary Mexico alternate with pieces that give voice to street children, beggars, rape victims, drug dealers, gang members, and others whose views are silenced.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Fiction
Short stories
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fuentes, Carlos.
Happy Families.
London : Bloomsbury, 2008
(OCoLC)609172991
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Fuentes; Edith Grossman
ISBN: 9781400066889 1400066883 9780747595281 0747595283 9780747596172 0747596174
OCLC Number: 973598644
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 331 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A family like any other --
Chorus of the street gossips --
The disobedient son --
Chorus of the rival buddies --
A cousin without charm --
Chorus of the threatened daughter --
Conjugal ties (1) --
Chorus of the father of rock --
Mater Dolorosa --
Chorus of the perfect wife --
The mariachi's mother --
Chorus of the naked honeymoon --
Sweethearts --
Chorus of the murdered family --
The armed family --
Chorus of the suffering children --
The gay divorce --
Chorus of a son of the sea --
The official family --
Chorus of the family from the neighborhood --
The father's servant --
Chorus of rancorous families --
The secret marriage --
Chorus of the daughter who killed herself --
The star's son --
Chorus of the children of good families --
The discomfiting brother --
Chorus of the inspected family --
Conjugal ties (2) --
Chorus of the savage families --
Eternal father --
Choruscodaconrad.
Responsibility: by Carlos Fuentes ; translated by Edith Grossman.

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Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman The latest work from the grand master of Mexican fiction.  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR 'THE EAGLE'S THRONE' '[Fuentes] writes with an energy, passion and humour that are as compelling now as when he first published a novel, more than forty years ago ... rattlingly good Read more...

 
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