Tear This Heart Out

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"Excellent, highly colloquial translation of Arr¬ancame la vida (see HLAS 48:5193), set in post-revolutionary Mexico. Peden has created a sparkling, irreverent Catalina, Mastretta's first-person protagonist who narrates her coming of age through a marriage to a retired general much older than herself. No background information. For historical introduction, see Ann Wright's translation of this novel, Mexican bolero (HLAS 54:5031)"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/Taken from her parents and forced into an arranged marriage with a retired general following the Mexican revolution, teenaged Catalina Guzman only realizes her husband's ruthless thirst for power after she has fallen in love with him

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About the Author:

Angeles Mastretta was born in Puebla, Mexico. She is the author of two novels, Tear This Heart Out which has been translated into twelve languages and Lovesick. She lives in Mexico City with her husband and two children.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Spanish

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