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By Julian Lopez

“A relocating tale . . . robust, celebratory, and loving.” —Laura Cardona, La Nación

Set in the middle of Argentina's army dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel approximately kin, political violence, and the implications of dissidence

As political violence escalates round them, a tender boy and his unmarried mom reside jointly in an residence in Buenos Aires—which has lately been taken over by means of Argentina’s army dictatorship. while the boy returns domestic someday to discover his mom lacking (or “disappeared”), the tale fractures, and the reader encounters him totally grown, ate up via the weight of his loss, trying to reconstruct the reminiscence of his mother.   
 
through jumping ahead in time, the boy—now a man—subtly supplies form to his mother’s activism, and within the approach recasts the stories from his adolescence. the result's a stylistically masterful and deeply relocating novel marking the English-language debut of 1 of Argentina's so much promising writers.

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“A relocating tale . . . robust, celebratory, and loving. ” —Laura Cardona, l. a. NaciónSet in the course of Argentina's army dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel approximately kin, political violence, and the implications of dissidenceAs political violence escalates round them, a tender boy and his unmarried mom reside jointly in an condominium in Buenos Aires—which has lately been taken over through Argentina’s army dictatorship.

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