Item description for Gringo viejo/ Old Gringo (Spanish Edition) by Carlos Fuentes...
In 1913, the celebrated American writer and journalist Ambrose Bierce sends farewell letters to his most intimate friends. Declaring himself old and tired, he goes out to seek his own death and mysteriously disappears into revolutionary Mexico. In this brilliant novel, Carlos Fuentes imagines the fate of Bierce among Pancho Villa's troops and dramatizes the conflict of North America's two cultures locked in deadly embrace. Description in Spanish: En 1913, el escritor norteamericano Ambrose Bierce se despidio de sus amigos con cartas en las que se declaraba viejo y cansado. Queria morir y escoger como. La enfermedad y el accidente le parecian indignas de el. En cambio, ser ajusticiado ante un paredon mexicano Entro en Mexico en noviembre y no se volvio a saber de el
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
ISBN 970580012X ISBN13 9789705800122
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More About Carlos Fuentes
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.