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In this witty and enthralling saga of revolutionary South America, Carlos Fuentes explores the period of profound upheaval he calls" the romantic time." His hero, Baltasar Bustos, the son of a wealthy landowner, kidnaps the baby of a prominent judge, replacing it with the black baby of a prostitute. When he catches sight of the baby's mother, though, he falls instatnly in love with her and sets off on an anguished journey to repent his act and win her love.

About the Author

Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was one of the most influential and celebrated voices in Latin American literature. He was the author of 24 novels, including Aura, The Death of Artemio Cruz, The Old Gringo and Terra Nostra, and also wrote numerous plays, short stories, and essays. He received the 1987 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.

Fuentes was born in Panama City, the son of Mexican parents, and moved to Mexico as a teenager. He served as an ambassador to England and France, and taught at universities including Harvard, Princeton, Brown and Columbia. He died in Mexico City in 2012.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374118280
Author:
Fuentes, Carlos
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
South America History Wars of Independence, 1806-1830 Fiction.
Subject:
magical realism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
9295
Publication Date:
19911001
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.24 x 0.885 in 1.085 lb

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