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The Resource A beautiful young woman : a novel, Julian Lopez ; translated from the Spanish by Samuel Rutter

A beautiful young woman : a novel, Julian Lopez ; translated from the Spanish by Samuel Rutter

Label
A beautiful young woman : a novel
Title
A beautiful young woman
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Julian Lopez ; translated from the Spanish by Samuel Rutter
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
""A moving story. powerful, celebratory, and loving." -- Laura Cardona, La Nacion. Set in the midst of Argentina's military dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel about family, political violence, and the consequences of dissidence As political violence escalates around them, a young boy and his single mother live together in an apartment in Buenos Aires -- which has recently been taken over by Argentina's military dictatorship. When the boy returns home one day to find his mother missing (or"disappeared"), the story fractures, and the reader encounters him fully grown, consumed by the burden of his loss, attempting to reconstruct the memory of his mother. By leaping forward in time, the boy -- now a man -- subtly gives shape to his mother's activism, and in the process recasts the memories from his childhood. The result is a stylistically masterful and deeply moving novel marking the English-language debut of one of Argentina's most promising writers"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
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López, Julián
Dewey number
863/.7
Index
no index present
Language note
First published in Spanish as Una muchacha muy bella. Primera edición. Buenos Aires : Eterna Cadencia, 2013
Literary form
fiction
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Rutter, Samuel
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  • Children of disappeared persons
  • Mothers and sons
  • Political violence
  • Abduction
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • FICTION / Political
  • FICTION / Historical
Label
A beautiful young woman : a novel, Julian Lopez ; translated from the Spanish by Samuel Rutter
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
BK0020377611
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First English language edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781612196817
Lccn
2017026694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
A beautiful young woman : a novel, Julian Lopez ; translated from the Spanish by Samuel Rutter
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
BK0020377611
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First English language edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781612196817
Lccn
2017026694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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