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On Heroes and Tombs

Sabato, Ernesto

Published by Ballantine Books
ISBN 10: 0345349288 / ISBN 13: 9780345349286
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Title: On Heroes and Tombs

Publisher: Ballantine Books


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0345349288 Repaired with book tape. Meets the acceptable condition guidelines. Has wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0345349288Z4

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Synopsis: Set in Argentina in the 1950s against a background of social and political upheaval this is the story of Alejandra, beautiful daughter of a prominent Argentinian family and the three men fatally involved in her life. Her father, her lover and her mother's lover act out, through her, their obsessions. Ernest Sabato has also written "The Tunnel" and "Abaddon el Exterminador" which won him the "French Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger".

About the Author: Ernesto Sabato was born in Buenos Aires in 1911. He has published three novels - The Tunnel, On Heroes and Tombs and Abaddon el Exterminador, which won the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger - and many volumes of essays. His work has been highly praised by both Albert Camus and Thomas Mann. In 1985 he won the Miguel de Cervantes Prize (equivalent ot the Nobel Prize for literature in Hispanic languages) 'for four decades of literary endeavour'.

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