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Reasons of State - a book by Carpentier, Alejo

Reasons of State

Reasons of State( )
Author: Carpentier, Alejo
Translator: Partridge, Frances
Introduction by: Crouch, Stanley
Series title:Neversink Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61219-279-6
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Melville House Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Alejo Capentier's Reasons of State was first published in Spanish in 1974, the year of Roa Bastos I, The Supreme and the year before Garcia Marquez's The Autumn of the Patriarch. Together those three books constitute the essential Latin American dictator novels. Carpentier's work contains themes that remain urgently relevant today: political answerability, the relationship between modern Latin America and richer nations, as well as the ever-prevalent notion of boom-and-bust.

Book Details
Pages:382
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.99 x 7.98 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:0.898 Pounds

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