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I'll sell you a dog

Author: Juan Pablo Villalobos; Rosalind Harvey
Publisher: Los Angeles : And Other Stories, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Long before he was the taco seller whose 'Gringo Dog' recipe made him famous throughout Mexico City, our hero was an aspiring artist: an artist, that is, till his would-be girlfriend was stolen by Diego Rivera, and his dreams snuffed out by his hypochondriac mother. Now our hero is resident in a retirement home, where fending off boredom is far more grueling than making tacos. Plagued by the literary salon that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Satirical literature
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Pablo Villalobos; Rosalind Harvey
ISBN: 9781908276742 1908276746
OCLC Number: 923553880
Notes: "First published as Te vendo un perro in 2014 by Editorial Anagrama, Barcelona, Spain"--Title page verso.
Description: 244 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Te vendo un perro.
I will sell you a dog
Responsibility: Juan Pablo Villalobos ; translated by Rosalind Harvey.

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Everything that can be done to fend off the boredom of retirement and old age, while still holding a beer.  Read more...

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'I'll Sell You A Dog is a reminder of how effortless literature should be to love. This unexpected ride through a character's second childhood, his building, neighbourhood and history is so magically Read more...

 
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