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La vida doble : a novel

Author: Arturo Fontaine Talavera; Megan McDowell
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013.
Series: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in the darkest years of the Pinochet dictatorship, La Vida Doble is the story of Lorena, a leftist militant who arrives at a merciless turning point. Captured by agents of the Chilean repression, withstanding brutal torture to save her comrades, she must now either forsake the allegiances of motherhood or betray the political ideals to which she is deeply committed"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Translations
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arturo Fontaine Talavera; Megan McDowell
ISBN: 9780300176698 0300176694 0300195141 9780300195149 9780300205763 0300205767
OCLC Number: 813392795
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Awards: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 302 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Responsibility: Arturo Fontaine ; translated by Megan McDowell.

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"Chilean author and poet Fontaine's searing examination of the consequences suffered by those who conspired against the Pinochet regime (1974-1990) raises timeless questions about the morality of Read more...

 
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