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Author: Andrés Caicedo Estela; Frank Wynne; Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2014.
Series: Modern classics; Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wild celebration of youth, hedonism and the transforming power of music. Maria del Carmen Huerta lives a respectable middle-class life in Colombia. One day she misses class, and discovers she cannot return to her ordinary existence but must pursue her passion for dancing across the city. We follow her from rumbas in car parks to concerts in shantytowns as she gives in to every desire - however dark.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrés Caicedo Estela; Frank Wynne; Juan Gabriel Vásquez
ISBN: 9780141196688 0141196688
OCLC Number: 872701563
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: xvii, 179 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Modern classics; Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Que viva la música!.
Live forever
Responsibility: Andreś Caicedo ; translated by Frank Wynne ; introduced by Juan Gabriel Vásquez.

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A cult classic -- Juan Gabriel Vasquez I always felt that someone like Caicedo was missing, until I realized that it wasn't that he didn't exist he was just hidden, dead -- Alberto Fuguet

 
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