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Santa : a novel of Mexico City

Author: Federico Gamboa; John Charles Chasteen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This enduring classic of Mexican literature traces the path to ruination of a country girl, Santa, who moves to Mexico City after she is impregnated and abandoned by her lover and subsequently shunned by her family"--The publisher.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Federico Gamboa; John Charles Chasteen
ISBN: 9780807871072 0807871079 9780807833698 080783369X
OCLC Number: 521744869
Description: xiii, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Other Titles: Santa.
Responsibility: Federico Gamboa ; translated and edited by John Charles Chasteen.

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This evocative novel - justly famous for its vividly detailed depiction of the cityscape and the city's customs, social interactions, and political activities - assumed singular importance in Mexican  Read more...

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Compelling. . . . This powerful tale draws the reader [in]. . . . Well conceived, well plotted, well written, and translated with verve by Chasteen, this novel will be a revelation to Anglophone Read more...

 
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