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Fire from the Andes: Short Fiction by Women from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru

Benner, Susan E.; Leonard, Kathy S.

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ISBN 10: 082631824X / ISBN 13: 9780826318244
Published by University of New Mexico Press 1998-03-01, 1998
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082631824X Hardcover book that is a former library item with typical library markings. There is light overall wear to the exterior. There is no dust jacket. The text is clean throughout. The binding is fully intact. A very small stain is on the edge of the book. Fast shipper. Bookseller Inventory # JF539023

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Title: Fire from the Andes: Short Fiction by Women ...

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press 1998-03-01

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st.

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This anthology provides an opportunity for English-speaking audiences to read previously untranslated fiction by women from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru. Much of this work is inspired by an awareness of social injustice--particularly for women, indigenous groups, and other marginalized members of society and by a desire to transcend that injustice through personal revelation. Most of the stories focus on women's inner lives and their struggles to make sense of experience.

Like Mónica Bravo's heroine attempting to outwit death, or the mayor's wife, in a story by Alicia Yánez Cossío, surviving the news of her husband's infidelity, many of the protagonists are strong women, wise and shrewd. Perhaps the same could be said of the twenty-four authors who have drawn from their experience and imagination to create these compelling, often haunting, stories of life, liberty, love, and loss.

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South American women authors look at the female experience.

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