And We Sold the Rain: Contemporary Fiction from Central America Rosario Santos

ISBN: 9780941423168

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And We Sold the Rain: Contemporary Fiction from Central America  by  Rosario Santos

And We Sold the Rain: Contemporary Fiction from Central America by Rosario Santos
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These twenty-plus short stories by leading Central American writers, by turns unsettling, absurd, tragic, exhilarating, and mystical, introduce us to the people behind the front-page horrors . . . A Torruban Indian loses a months pay with a bad rollMoreThese twenty-plus short stories by leading Central American writers, by turns unsettling, absurd, tragic, exhilarating, and mystical, introduce us to the people behind the front-page horrors .

. . A Torruban Indian loses a months pay with a bad roll of the dice . . . The beautiful young Anita hunts beetles and cockroaches . . . To up its popularity rating, a government stages the first Miss Underdeveloped Contest . . . After the 1954 massacres in Guatemala, children hold a funeral for a bird . . . Reflecting a wide range of styles, these stories point in new directions while evincing the particular strength and courage it takes to write in a war-torn country.



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