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The uncomfortable dead : (what's missing is missing) : a novel by four hands

Author: Marcos, subcomandante.; Paco Ignacio Taibo, II
Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, 2006.
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Mexican crime writer Taibo and a real-life spokesperson for the Zapatista movement, Subcomandante Marcos, provide alternating chapters for this postmodern comedic mystery about good, evil and modern revolutionary politics. Elas Contreras, a detective for the Zapatista National Liberation Army (and Marcos's creation), heads to Mexico City to investigate the case of a nefarious government-backed murderer named Morales.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Political fiction
Fiction
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Marcos, subcomandante.
Uncomfortable dead.
New York : Akashic Books, 2006
(OCoLC)607859319
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcos, subcomandante.; Paco Ignacio Taibo, II
ISBN: 1933354070 9781933354071
OCLC Number: 70824621
Description: 268 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Sometimes it takes more than 500 years --
2. Leaving an imprint --
3. Which is a little long --
4. Sheer forgetfulness dwells --
5. Some pieces of the puzzle --
6. Once you've given up your soul --
7. And Pancho Villa was not a witness --
8. A night with Morales --
9. The bad and the evil --
10. The present disappears --
11. The time of nobody --
12. And I live in the past.
Other Titles: Muertos incómodos.
Responsibility: Paco Ignacio Taibo II & Subcomandante Marcos ; translation by Carlos Lopez.

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Mexican crime writer Taibo and a real-life spokesperson for the Zapatista movement, Subcomandante Marcos, provide alternating chapters for this postmodern comedic mystery about good, evil and modern revolutionary politics. Elas Contreras, a detective for the Zapatista National Liberation Army (and Marcos's creation), heads to Mexico City to investigate the case of a nefarious government-backed murderer named Morales.

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Four Hands in Reality

by Jpollitz (WorldCat user published 2007-04-18) Very Good Permalink
This book which originally appeared as a serial publication in La Jornada in 2005 is an entertaining book with more serious undertones. I learned much about current Mexican politics and the recent path while reading this story written by one of the most inventive authors around in conjunction with one...
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