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Where the Air Is Clear (Lannan Selection) (Paperback)

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By Carlos Fuentes, Sam Hileman (Translator), Ignacio Padilla (Introduction by)
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"Where the Air Is Clear," Carlos Fuentes's first novel, is an unsparing portrayal of Mexico City's upper class. Departing from a traditional linear narrative, Fuentes overlays Mexican myths onto contemporary settings, showing that even the rich and powerful must succumb to the indomitable spirit of Mexico, which undermines all institutions and shapes all destinies. First published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1988, Dalkey Archive Press in 2004, now available again.

About the Author


The author of more than a dozen novels and story collections, Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was Mexico's most celebrated novelist and critic. He received numerous honors and awards throughout his lifetime, including the Miguel de Cervantes Prize and the Belisario Dom?nguez Medal of Honor. Among his books are "Terra Nostra," "Vlad," "Adam in Eden," and "Distant Relations," all of which are available from Dalkey Archive Press.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781564783448
ISBN-10: 1564783448
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication Date: December 23rd, 2014
Pages: 373
Language: English
Series: Lannan Selection

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