Vivir en el maldito tropico / Living in the Damn Tropics (Narrativa) (Spanish Edition)

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9789685956697: Vivir en el maldito tropico / Living in the Damn Tropics (Narrativa) (Spanish Edition)

In Guatemala during the 1980s, Marcos Eltalef, a Jewish businessmen imprisoned in a hospital, falls in love with an ex-prostitute, while his brother Aar‚on tries to protect their business by plotting with the sinister Colonel Mendoza.

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Marcos Etaleph is a Jewish playboy who lives in Guatemala, in the eighties.We listen as he tells the story of his family, formed by his brother Aaron, his niece David and himself, as they make it through a troublesome city and culture. Owners of several companies, the Etaleph brothers enjoy a privileged position in a society where nobody escapes corruption. When Marcos is held at a hospital facility, suspected of fiscal fraud, his brother uses his contacts within the government and the military to try and solve Marcos’s situation.

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David Unger is an award winning poet, writer and translator. Among the notable books Unger helped translate is Small Hours of the Night by Roque Dalton, Popol Vuh from Elena Garro and works of many other authors like Nicanor Parra and Barbara Jacobs. His first novel, Life in the Damn Tropics, was published in English in 2002.

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