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The enlightened army

Author: David Toscana; David William Foster
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018.
Series: Latin American Literature in Translation series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ignacio Matus is a public school history teacher in Monterrey, Mexico, who gets fired because of his patriotic rantings about Mexico's repeated humiliations by the United States. Not only did Mexico's northern neighbor steal a large swath of the country in the Mexican-American War, but according to Matus it also denied him Olympic glory. Excluded from the 1924 Olympics, Matus ran his own parallel marathon and beat  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Toscana, David, 1961-
Enlightened army.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018012649
(OCoLC)1029788464
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Toscana; David William Foster
ISBN: 9781477317785 1477317783
OCLC Number: 1051222181
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; The Enlightened Army
Series Title: Latin American Literature in Translation series
Other Titles: El ejército iluminado.
Responsibility: David Toscana ; translated by David William Foster.

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Translation of: El ejaercito ilumindado.  Read more...

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