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The Resource Purgatory, Tomas Eloy Martinez ; translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne

Purgatory, Tomas Eloy Martinez ; translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne

Label
Purgatory
Title
Purgatory
Statement of responsibility
Tomas Eloy Martinez ; translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Simon Cardoso had been dead for thirty years when Emilia Dupuy, his wife, found him at lunchtime in the dining room of Trudy Tuesday.' Simon, a cartographer like Emilia, had vanished during one of their trips to map an uncharted country road. Later testimonies had confirmed that he had been one of the thousands of victims of the military regime - arrested, tortured and executed for being a "subversive." Yet Emilia had refused to believe this account, and had spent her entire life waiting for him to reappear. Now in her sixties, the Simon she has found is identical to the man she lost three decades ago. While skirting around the mystery, Eloy Martinez masterfully peels away layer upon layer of history -both personal and political
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Martínez, Tomas Eloy
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
novels
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Wynne, Frank
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  • Disappeared persons
  • Argentina
  • New Jersey
Label
Purgatory, Tomas Eloy Martinez ; translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000048055207
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
273 p.
Isbn
9781408811450
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
Purgatory, Tomas Eloy Martinez ; translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne
Publication
Control code
000048055207
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
273 p.
Isbn
9781408811450
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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