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Leaving Tabasco

by Carmen Boullosa

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCarmen Boullosa ; translated from the Spanish by Geoff Hargreaves.
ContributionsHargreaves, Geoff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7298.12.O76 T7413 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6794774M
ISBN 100802116841
LC Control Number00063656
OCLC/WorldCa44860870

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Tabasco first entered my thoughts when reading Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory back in High School, and subsequently reading the same author’s book about his travels there in The Lawless Roads. From around to , Tomás Garrido Canabal was virtual dictator of the State of Tabasco. Carmen Boullosa, Leaving Tabasco, trans. Geoff Hargreaves. Agustini is a town you’d have to see to believe—and once removed from its magic (magic like witches and transfiguration and hails of amphibians), hard to remember exactly.


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