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The Campaign

CARLOS FUENTES

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ISBN 10: 0374118280 / ISBN 13: 9780374118280
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux October 1991, 1991
Condition: Good (G) Hardcover
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SIGNE BY AUTHOR( and inscribed) Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Bookseller Inventory # 20080922103090

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Title: The Campaign

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux October 1991

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good (G)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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In this witty and enthralling saga of revolutionary South America, Carlos Fuentes explores the period of profound upheaval he calls" the romantic time." His hero, Baltasar Bustos, the son of a wealthy landowner, kidnaps the baby of a prominent judge, replacing it with the black baby of a prostitute. When he catches sight of the baby's mother, though, he falls instatnly in love with her and sets off on an anguished journey to repent his act and win her love.

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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.

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