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The voice of the turtle : an anthology of Cuban stories

Author: Peter R Bush
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Grove Press edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of stories by Cuban writers. In Uva de Aragon's Round Trip, when a Cuban woman dies while visiting her sister in the U.S. the sister adopts her identity and returns to Cuba. In the title story, by Guillermo Cabrera Infante, a boy pays dearly for coitus with an overturned female giant turtle.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Bush
ISBN: 0802135552 9780802135551
OCLC Number: 123269494
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Quartet Books Ltd. in 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 383 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: Poetry as Eruv / Octavio Armand --
I sent Quinine / Alfonso Hernández Catá --
The night the dead rose from the grave / Lino Novás Calvo --
Lucumi dance / Luis Felipe Rodríguez --
Daddy turtle and daddy tiger / Lydia Cabrera --
Truants / José Lezama Lima --
Twelve real beauties / Carlos Montenegro --
A conciliar discourse / Virgilio Piñera --
Tobias / Félix Rodríguez --
A taste of love / Calvert Casey --
Where I stand / Edmundo Desnoes --
The seven dead seasons / Pedro Pérez Sarduy --
Buried statues / Antonio Benitéz Rojo --
A cheese for nobody / Onelio Jorge Cardoso --
The founders: Alfonso / Lourdes Casal --
Traitor / Reinaldo Arenas --
Split in two / Mirta Yañez --
Round trip / Uva de Aragón --
Threshold / Rolando Sánchez Mejías --
Why is Leslie Caron crying? / Roberto Uría --
The voice of the turtle / Guillermo Cabrera Infante --
Someone's got it all licked / Ricardo Arrieta --
Don't tell her that you love her, love scene with Paul McCartney at the window / Senel Paz --
South Latitude 13 / Angel Santiesteban --
Shadows on the beach / Carlos Victoria --
The recruit / Fernando Villaverde --
Prisoner in the horizon's circle / Jorge Luis Arzola --The ivory trader and the red melons / Zoé Valdés --
Wunderbar / Jesús Vega --
Ask the good Lord / Marilyn Bobes --
Epilogue: Explosion of emptiness / Severo Sarduy.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Bush.

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Gathers thirty-one stories by modern Cuban authors writing in a variety of styles.  Read more...

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