The fate of journalist Ambrose Bierce has intrigued Americans since 1914 when he vanished in Mexico. Now Carlos Fuentes has spun a novel around that mystery. This book has been made into a film starring Jane Fonda and Gregory Peck.
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"The fate of journalist Ambrose Bierce has intrigued literate Americans since 1914 when he vanished in Mexico. Now Carlos Fuentes has spun an opalescent novel around the mystery."Evan S. Connell, Los Angeles TimesAbout the Author:
Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was one of the most influential and celebrated voices in Latin American literature. He was the author of 24 novels, including Aura, The Death of Artemio Cruz, and Terra Nostra, and also wrote numerous plays, short stories, and essays. He received the 1987 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.
Fuentes was born in Panama City, the son of Mexican parents, and moved to Mexico as a teenager. He served as an ambassador to England and France, and taught at universities including Harvard, Princeton, Brown and Columbia. He died in Mexico City in 2012.
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Book Description Harper Collins, New York, NY, 1989. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Brand new in shrink wrap. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0060972580. ISBN/EAN: 9780060972585. Inventory No: 1560722559. Bookseller Inventory # 1560722559
Book Description Harpercollins Publisher, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060972580