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Yocandra in the paradise of nada : a novel of Cuba

Author: Zoé Valdés; Sabina Cienfuegos
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. ; [Boston] : Distributed by Little, Brown, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st English-language edView all editions and formats
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"Yocandra, the first-person narrator, was born (like Valdés herself) in Havana in 1959. Now a dispirited, outspoken woman living in Cuba, narrator writes of a reality of 'nothing' that contrasts poignantly with that of a gusana friend in Madrid with whom she exchanges letters. This colloquial, idiomatic translation of La nada cotidiana reflects work's humor and word play. Brief but helpful translator's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Black humor (Literature)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zoé Valdés; Sabina Cienfuegos
ISBN: 1559703628 9781559703628 9781611459333 1611459338
OCLC Number: 36201125
Description: 157 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Nada cotidiana.
Responsibility: Zoé Valdés ; translated from the Spanish by Sabina Cienfuegos.

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Now back in print, the debut novel that made Zoe Valdes an international literary sensation, the bold, bawdy story of a failed revolution and its...  Read more...

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A sexually forthright and amusing contemporary Candide.

 
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