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The Resource The Gringa : a novel, Andrew Altschul

The Gringa : a novel, Andrew Altschul

Label
The Gringa : a novel
Title
The Gringa
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Altschul
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leonora Gelb came to Peru to make a difference. A passionate and idealistic Stanford grad, she left a life of privilege to fight poverty and oppression, but her beliefs are tested when she falls in with violent revolutionaries. While death squads and informants roam the streets and suspicion festers among the comrades, Leonora plans a decisive act of protest--until her capture in a bloody government raid, and a sham trial that sends her to prison for life. Ten years later, Andres--a failed novelist turned expat--is asked to write a magazine profile of "La Leo." As his personal life unravels, he struggles to understand Leonora, to reconstruct her involvement with the militants, and to chronicle Peru's tragic history. At every turn he's confronted by violence and suffering, and by the consequences of his American privilege. Is the real Leonora an activist or a terrorist? Cold-eyed conspirator or na©¯ve puppet? And who is he to decide?
Cataloging source
TOH
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Altschul, Andrew Foster
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Revolutionaries
  • Political activists
  • Terrorism
  • Women prisoners
  • Privilege (Social psychology)
  • Americans
  • Imperialism
  • Peru
Label
The Gringa : a novel, Andrew Altschul
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocm1138710501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
421 pages
Isbn
9781612198224
Lccn
2019956590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1138710501
Label
The Gringa : a novel, Andrew Altschul
Publication
Copyright
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
ocm1138710501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
421 pages
Isbn
9781612198224
Lccn
2019956590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1138710501

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