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- DescriptionProfessor Juan Manuel Barrientos prefers footsteps to footnotes. Fighting a hangover, he manages to keep his appointment to lead a group of students on a walking lecture among the historic buildings of downtown Mexico City. When the students fail to show up, however, he undertakes a solo tour that includes more cantinas than cathedrals.
- Author BiographyA scholar, fiction writer, and critic, GONZALO CELORIO lives in Mexico City, where he has been head of UNAM's Latin American Literature Department since 1974. He is also author of the novels Amor Propio and Tres Lindas Cubanas; this is his first novel to be translated into English. DICK GERDES is an award-winning translator based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. RUBEN GALLO is Associate Professor of Spanish-American Literature at Princeton University and editor of The Mexico City Reader, an acclaimed anthology about Mexico's capital city.
- Author(s)Gonzalo Celorio
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication01/03/2009
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleTexas Pan American Literature in Translation Series
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Note1 map
- Weight341 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Translated byDick Gerdes
- Foreword byRuben Gallo
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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