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The Old Gringo

Fuentes, Carlos

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ISBN 10: 0374225788 / ISBN 13: 9780374225780
Published by New York, Farrar Straus 1985, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st U.S. Ed. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Novel about Ambrose Bierce and his last mysterious days in Mexico among Pancho Villa's soldiers. Made into a movie starring Gregory Peck. SIGNED BOOKPLATE BY THE AUTHOR on front endpaper. Fiction, Novel, Mexico, Pancho Villa. Bookseller Inventory # 006069

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Title: The Old Gringo

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus 1985

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In The Old Gringo, Carlos Fuentes brings the Mexico of 1916 uncannily to life. This novel is wise book, full of toughness and humanity and is without question one of the finest works of modern Latin American fiction.

About the Author:

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, 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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