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Cristobal Nonato (Entre Voces) (Spanish Edition)

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''I cling desperately to my mother's womb.'' Acid rain bathes Makesicko City, the world's most populated and polluted city. The government's control and manipulation mechanisms are ruthless. Festivities and contests keep the masses under their spell. To win one of these contests a couple must give birth to their child on October 12, within the first minute of the day. Sensing the world's clamor from his mother's womb, Cristobal is left to ponder -is being born really worth it? Description in Spanish: Una lluvia acida cae sobre Makesicko City, la urbe mas poblada y mas contaminada. Los mecanismos de control politico son implacables y la manipulacion mantiene a las masas enajenadas en festejos y concursos, uno de ellos, el premio a la pareja cuyo hijo nazca en el primer minuto del 12 de octubre. En el vientre de su madre, donde cavila y desde donde percibe los fragores del mundo, Cristobal se pregunta: vale la pena nacer?.

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Studio: Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 4.75"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  CD
Release Date   Jun 30, 2006
Publisher   Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
ISBN  9681679237  
ISBN13  9789681679231  

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The author of more than a dozen novels and story collections, Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was Mexico's most celebrated novelist and critic. He received numerous honors and awards throughout his lifetime, including the Miguel de Cervantes Prize and the Belisario Dom?nguez Medal of Honor. Among his books are "Terra Nostra," "Vlad," "Adam in Eden," and "Distant Relations," all of which are available from Dalkey Archive Press.

Carlos Fuentes was born in 1928 and died in 2012.

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Not a novel  May 12, 2009
This is reading of an Essay written by Fuentes which tells the story of Fuentes' parents from about the time that he was conceived. It is not a fiction novel.

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