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The way to paradise

Author: Mario Vargas Llosa; Natasha Wimmer
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the stories of civil rights campaigner Flora Tristan and Paul Gauguin, the artist grandson who was born after her death, in a tale that follows Flora's struggles with class imbalances and her grandson's effort to escape civilization.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Novels
Historical fiction
Named Person: Flora Tristan; Paul Gauguin; Paul Gauguin; Flora Tristan
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Vargas Llosa; Natasha Wimmer
ISBN: 0374228035 9780374228033 9780312424039 0312424035 9780571220380 057122038X
OCLC Number: 52495026
Language Note: Translation of: Paraíso en la otra esquina.
Description: 373 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Paraíso en la otra esquina.
Responsibility: Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Natasha Wimmer.
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Flora died before her grandson was born, but their travels and obsessions unravel side by side in this absorbing novel.A rare study of passion, ambition and the determined pursuit of greatness in the  Read more...

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