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The adventure of the busts of Eva Perón

The adventure of the busts of Eva Perón

Author: Carlos Gamerro; Ian Barnett, (Translator)
Publisher: London ; New York : And Other Stories, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this satire, the magnate Fausto Tamerlan, has been kidnapped by guerrillas who are demanding a bust of Eva Peron be placed in all 93 offices of his company. Ernesto Marroné is the man tasked with installng them. But, his mission is actually to penetrate the ultimate Argentinian mystery, Eva Peron, the legendary Evita.

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Genre/Form: Satire
Political fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Gamerro; Ian Barnett, (Translator)
ISBN: 1908276509 9781908276506
OCLC Number: 875240290
Notes: "First published as La aventura de los bustos de Eva in 2004 by Grupo Editorial, Norma, Buenos Aires, Argentina"--Title page verso.
Description: 345 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 The Finger of Tamerlan --
ch. 2 Marrone by Marrone --
ch. 3 The Bosses' Bacchanal --
ch. 4 The Proletarian Bourgeois --
ch. 5 Seven Debating Hats --
ch. 6 The Sansimonazo --
ch. 7 A Peronist Childhood --
ch. 8 The Foundation --
ch. 9 Evita City.
Other Titles: Aventura de los bustos de Eva.
Responsibility: Carlos Gamerro ; translated by Ian Barnett in collaboration with the author.
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1975. The cusp of Argentina's Dirty War. The magnate Tamerlan has been kidnapped by guerrillas, demanding a bust of Eva Peron be placed in all 92 offices of his company. The man for the job: Marrone.  Read more...


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Praise for The Adventure of the Busts of Eva Peron: 'Some may feel that the armed militancy of the 1970s shouldn't be the subject of knockabout comedy; others, that Eva Peron shouldn't be a target Read more...

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