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The one-handed pianist and other stories

1st ed.

Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Translations of eight stories and a novella from two books: La pianista manca (1991) and Talia y el cielo (1979; rev. 1989). Work treats identity, literary influence, writer's coming of age: themes Stavans details in an autobiographical epilogue. 'Wonderful fables for the Aeonic Age reader' (Don Webb: American Book Review, June/July 1997, p. 17). Excellent translations by author and several others"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

About the Edition

"Translations of eight stories and a novella from two books: La pianista manca (1991) and Talia y el cielo (1979; rev. 1989). Work treats identity, literary influence, writer's coming of age: themes Stavans details in an autobiographical epilogue. 'Wonderful fables for the Aeonic Age reader' (Don Webb: American Book Review, June/July 1997, p. 17). Excellent translations by author and several others"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

Table of Contents

A heaven without crows
The invention of memory
The death of Yankos
The one-handed pianist
Talia in heaven
The spot
House repossessed
Three nightmares
Epilogue : lost in translation.

Edition Notes

Stories first appeared in Spanish in two volumes, Talia y el cielo and La pianista manca.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
863
Library of Congress
PQ7079.2.S78 A27 1996

The Physical Object

Pagination
196 p. ;
Number of pages
196

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1273007M
Internet Archive
onehandedpianist0000stav
ISBN 10
082631645X
LC Control Number
95004354
Library Thing
6664199
Goodreads
3669758
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