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Introduction 1996

Introduction 1974

Joaquim María Machado de Assis, Midnight Mass

Rubén Darío, The Case for Señorita Amelia

Leopoldo Lugones, Yzur

Horacio Quiroga, How the Flamingoes Got Their Stockings

Rómulo Gallegos, Peace on High

Miguel Ángel Asturias, Legend of “El Cadejo”

Jorge Icaza, Big Precipice

Juan Bosch, Two Dollars Worth of Water

Jorge Amado, Sweat

Roberto Arlt, Small-Time Property Owners

Jorge Luis Borges, Death and the Compass

Alejo Carpentier, Journey Back to the Source

Octavio Paz, The Blue Bouquet

Julio Cortázar, Letter to a Young Lady in Paris

João Guimarães Rosa, The Third Bank of the River

Juan José Arreola, Im Telling You the Truth

Augusto Roa Bastos, The Vacant Lot

Hernando Téllez, Just Lather, Thats All

Adolfo Bioy Casares, A Letter About Emilia

María Luisa Bombal, The Tree

Juan Rulfo, Talpa

Carlos Fuentes, The Doll Queen

Gabríel Garcia Márquez, Balthazars Marvelous Afternoon

José Donoso, Paseo

Clarice Lispector, The Imitation of the Rose

René Marqués, Island in Manhattan

Juan Carlos Onetti, Welcome, Bob

Mario Benedetti, Glorias Saturday

Pedro Juan Soto, The Innocents

Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Nest, Door, Neighbors

Norberto Fuentes, Honor Cleaned

Mario Varga Llosa, Sunday

Manuel Puig, A Meeting

Abelardo Castillo, Ernestos Mother

José Agustín, Mourning

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449912263
Author:
McNees, Pat
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Author:
McNees, Pat
Author:
Edited by Pat McNees
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Latin American fiction
Subject:
Short stories, latin american
Subject:
Latin American fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Latin American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
99
Publication Date:
19960929
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
402
Dimensions:
8.20x5.53x1.01 in. .80 lbs.

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