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The Resource The years with Laura Díaz, Carlos Fuentes ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam

The years with Laura Díaz, Carlos Fuentes ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam

Label
The years with Laura Díaz
Title
The years with Laura Díaz
Statement of responsibility
Carlos Fuentes ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The action begins in the state of Veracruz and then moves to Mexico City, tracing a migration during the Revolution and its aftermath that is an important element in Laura Diaz's life as well as in Mexico's history. This young woman, born in 1898, grows into a devoted wife and mother, becomes the lover of great men, and, before her death in 1972, is celebrated as a politically committed artist on whom none of the poignant paradoxes of Mexican life have been lost. Significantly, her life story comes to us thanks to her Chicano great-grandson, inheritor of both her gifts and her paradoxes: the novel opens in Detroit and closes in Los Angeles with him." "Laura Diaz is a complicated and alluring heroine whose brave honesty and good heart prevail despite her losing a brother and a grandson to the darkest forces of Mexico's turbulent, corrupt politics, and a son to the ravages of a disease that consumes him before his greatness can be fulfilled. Yet in the end she is a happy woman, despite the tragedy and loss, for she has borne witness to and helped to affect her country's life, and she has loved and understood with unflinching honesty."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fuentes, Carlos
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ7297.F793
LC item number
A7613 2000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mac Adam, Alfred J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexico
  • Women artists
  • Mexican Americans
  • Women
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Veracruz-Llave (Mexico : State)
Label
The years with Laura Díaz, Carlos Fuentes ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
43845574
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780374293413
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00037648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The years with Laura Díaz, Carlos Fuentes ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
43845574
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780374293413
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00037648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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