This is the story of the observations of Christopher, still unborn in his mother's womb, who has been conceived so that he can be entered for the great Christopher Columbus prize for being the first child born on 12 October 1992, the anniversary of Columbus's discovery of America.
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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, The Old Gringo 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.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Spanish
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Book Description Pan Books Ltd, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0330315641