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A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes

A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes

Stories from Latin America

Thomas Colchie - Editor

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ISBN 9780452268661 | 448 pages | 01 Nov 1992 | Plume | 6.02 x 9.01in | 18 - AND UP
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Introduction

One: The River Plate

Horacio Quiroga: The Dead Man
Julia Cortázar: Axolotl
Armonía Somers: Waiting for Polidoro
Jorge Luís Borges: The Circular Ruins
Juan Carlos Onetti: The Dog Will Have Its Day
Adolfo Bioy Casares: The Idol
Manuel Puig: Relative Humidity 95%

Two: Chile

Isabel Allende: Toad's Mouth

Three: Brazil

Jorge Amado: The Miracle of the Birds
Murilo Rubião: The Ex-Magician from the Minhota Tavern
Clarice Lispector: Love
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis: The Psychiatrist
Moacyr Scliar: The Plagues
João Guimarães Rosa: The Third Bank of the River
João Ubaldo Ribeiro: It Was a Different Day When They Killed the Pig
Lygia Fagundes Telles: The Corset
Rubem Fonseca: Lonelyhearts
Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes: Twice with Helena

Four: Mexico

Carlos Fuentes: The Doll Queen
Juan Rulfo: Luvina

Five: The Caribbean

Rosario Ferré: The Gift
Reinaldo Arenas: Bestial Among the Flowers
Ana Lydia Vega: Story-Bound
Gabriel García Márquez: The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship
Guillermo Cabrera Infante: The Phantom of the Essoldo
Alejo Carpentier: Journey Back to the Source


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