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Shua, Ana María 1951-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 354 publications in 4 languages and 5,647 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dystopias  Juvenile works  Horror tales 
Roles: Compiler, Creator
Classifications: PQ7798.29.H8, 863
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Publications about Ana María Shua
Publications by Ana María Shua
Most widely held works by Ana María Shua
The book of memories by Ana María Shua( file )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
From the assorted perspectives of these and other characters, this tale of Jewish immigrants explores life in Argentina, the role of women, and the power and the limits of machismo and nationalism
The weight of temptation by Ana María Shua( file )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
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 exist but certainly could. The last resort of the overweight wealthy (or sponsored), The Reeds subjects its "campers" to extreme measures-particularly the regimented system of publi
Death as a side effect by Ana María Shua( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Ernesto, a man in a dystopic future Argentina, struggles to save his dying father from falling victim to the diabolical health-care system, only to learn that everyone is a patient
Patient by Ana María Shua( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
"Appropriately colloquial, idiomatic translation of prolific Argentine writer's novel Soy paciente. A humerous satire on the state's health care system, novel may remind readers of Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest. No accompanying materials, which is unfortunate since Shua's work is not yet well known in English"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
La muerte como efecto secundario by Ana María Shua( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Soy paciente by Ana María Shua( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Casa de geishas by Ana María Shua( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 119 libraries worldwide
El libro de los recuerdos by Ana María Shua( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 106 libraries worldwide
"Novela. El humor y el lenguaje coloquial son los recursos primordiales en la reconstrucción de la historia de una familia de origen judío-polaco. En base a las conflictivas versiones orales de sus integrantes logra memoriar los secretos, los triunfos y los fracasos compilados por tres generaciones sucesivas"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Quick fix : sudden fiction by Ana María Shua( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of almost 140 of the author's very short stories, drawn from her four short story collections
Los amores de Laurita by Ana María Shua( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and German and held by 94 libraries worldwide
El peso de la tentación by Ana María Shua( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Como una buena madre by Ana María Shua( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Fenómenos de circo by Ana María Shua( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 80 libraries worldwide
A collection of short prose pieces
Botánica del caos by Ana María Shua( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Historias verdaderas by Ana María Shua( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Que tengas una vida interesante by Ana María Shua( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 72 libraries worldwide
La sueñera by Ana María Shua( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Viajando se conoce gente by Ana María Shua( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Temporada de fantasmas : [cuentos] by Ana María Shua( Book )
8 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 60 libraries worldwide
La fabrica del terror by Ana María Shua( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A collection of frightening stories by an Argentine children's writer, each story with a section in which the author provides cultural and other background information on the story
 
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Alternative Names
Shua, Ana María
Shua, Ana Maria 1951-
Languages
Spanish (138)
English (21)
German (1)
French (1)
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