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The secret history of Costaguana

Author: Juan Gabriel Vásquez; Anne McLean
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale inspired by Joseph Conrad's "Nostromo" follows the story of Colombian-born José Altamirano, who reveals his integral role in the classic's writing and who pens his own version of events against a backdrop of a flourishing twentieth-century London and lawless Panama.
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Gabriel Vásquez; Anne McLean
ISBN: 9781594488030 1594488037
OCLC Number: 668193262
Notes: English translation copyright 2010 by Anne McLean.
"First published in the United States 2011" -- t.p. verso.
Description: 283 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Historia secreta de Costaguana.
Responsibility: Juan Gabriel Vasquez ; translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean.

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A tale inspired by Joseph Conrad's "Nostromo" follows the story of Colombian-born José Altamirano, who reveals his integral role in the classic's writing and who pens his own version of events against a backdrop of a flourishing twentieth-century London and lawless Panama.

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