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The Weight of Temptation.

Author: Ana María Shua; Andrea G Labinger
Publisher: Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska Paperback, 2012.
Series: Latin American women writers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dystopian fantasy, political parable, morality tale-however one reads it, this novel is first and foremost pure Ana María Shua, a work of fiction like no other and a dark pleasure to read. Shua, an Argentinian writer widely celebrated throughout Latin America, frames her complex drama in deceptively simple, straightforward prose. The story takes place at a fat farm called The Reeds, a nightmare world that might not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Dystopias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ana María Shua; Andrea G Labinger
ISBN: 9780803246171 080324617X 9780071773003 0071773002 1283550857 9781283550857
OCLC Number: 815391182
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 1 online resource (195 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Pgae; Copyright Page; Contents; 1. Weighing In; 2. Fast Day; 3. The Group; 4. Case History I; 5. The Barracks; 6. Case History II; 7. Beat Your Face; 8. Case History III; 9. The Clockwork Orange; 10. Case History IV; 11. The Inferno; 12. The Phone Call; 13. The Campfires; 14. New Friends; 15. His Own Grave; 16. Food Trafficking; 17. Sob Stories; 18. The Farewell Party; 19. The Orgy; 20. Elephant Seals; 21. I Have a Lover; 22. It Had to Be Esteban; 23. The Divine Comedy; 24. Passion; 25. Carola; 26. Under Cover; 27. Betrayal; 28. At the Finish Line; 29. Survival. 30. The Unforeseen31. The Crossing; 32. The New Order; 33. Outside.
Series Title: Latin American women writers.

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