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Author Onetti, Juan Carlos, 1909-1994, author.

Title A dream come true : the collected stories of Juan Carlos Onetti / translated by Katherine Silver.

Edition First Archipelago Books edition.
Publication Info. Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books, 2019.
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 95th Street Adult Fiction  F ONETTI    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 547 pages ; 19 cm
Contents Avenida de Mayo - Diagonal - Avenida de Mayo / Obstacle / Possible Baldi / Tragic end of Alfredo Plumet / Perfect crime / Convalescence / Dream come true / Masquerade / Welcome, Bob / Long tale / Ninth of July : Independence Day / Back to the South / Esbjery by the Sea / House in the Sand / Album / Tale of the Rosenkavalier and the Pregnant Virgin from Liliput / Most Dreaded Hell / Face of Disgrace / Jacob and the Other / As Sad as She / On the Thirty-First / Kidnapped Bride / Matias the Telegraph Operator / Twins / Death and the Girl / Dogs will have their Day / Presencia / Friends / Soap / Cat / Marketplace / Piggy / Full Moon / Tomorrow will be Another Day / Tree / Montiagne / Ki no Tsurayuki / Shotgun / She / Araucaria / At Three in the Morning / Imposter / Kisses / Her Hand / Back and Forth / Ti me dai la cosa me, io te do la cosa te / Cursed Springtime / Beachcomber / Visit / Saint Joseph.
Summary "Mario Vargas Llosa referred to Juan Carlos Onetti as "one of the great modern writers, not only in Latin America." A hero to the likes of Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez and a vital forbearer to magical realism, Onetti won the Cervantes Prize in 1980. A Dream Come True, beautifully translated by Katherine Silver, gathers Onetti's entire body of short fiction into English for the first time. Onetti's characters drift untethered, through strange places with unfamiliar people. A woman idles in a beachside hotel during a prolonged convalescence; a grandmother serves café-con-leche to schoolboys resembling her lost grandson. In these mysterious, dream-like stories, everything is gestured at, nothing plainly told. Each offers a brief glimpse into the life of one of Onetti's vast cast of unusual characters, intimately rendering their sorrows, fears, and joys"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Onetti, Juan Carlos, 1909-1994 -- Translations into English.
Short stories.
Genre Short stories.
Added Author Silver, Katherine, translator.
Added Title Short stories. English.
ISBN 9781939810465 (paperback)
1939810469 (paperback)
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