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The old gringo

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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.
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9780374225780
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Grouped Work ID ab67ca83-e90f-64f3-b5b1-bf2194c6334b
Grouping Title old gringo
Grouping Author fuentes carlos
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Peden, Margaret Sayers.
author Fuentes, Carlos.
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available_at_santafe Main Library, Oliver La Farge Branch, Southside Branch
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display_description "The Old Gringo tells the story of Ambrose Bierce, the American author, soldier, and journalist, and of his last mysterious days in Mexico living among Pancho Villa's soldiers - particularly his encounter with one of Villa's generals, Tomas Arroyo, as well as with a spirited young American woman named Harriet Winslow. In the end, the incompatibility between Mexico and the United States (or paradoxically, their intimacy) claims both Bierce and Arroyo, in a novel that is, most of all, about the tragic history of these two cultures in conflict."--Publisher description.
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owning_location_santafe Main Library, Oliver La Farge Branch, Southside Branch
primary_isbn 9780374530525
publishDate 1985, 2007
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series FSG classics
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subject_facet Arroyo, Tomás -- Fiction, Bierce, Ambrose, -- 1842-1914? -- Fiction, Biographical fiction, Historical fiction, Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Fiction
title_display The old gringo
title_full The old gringo / by Carlos Fuentes ; translated by Margaret Sayers Peden, The old gringo / by Carlos Fuentes ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden and the author
title_short The old gringo
topic_facet Arroyo, Tomás, Bierce, Ambrose, History