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Héctor Tobar

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Héctor Tobar, now a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times, is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and a novelist. He is the author of The Barbarian Nurseries, Translation Nation and The Tattooed Soldier. The son of Guatemalan immigrants, he is a native of the city of Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife and three children.

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The Tattooed Soldier

Héctor Tobar

Antonio Bernal is a Guatemalan refugee in Los Angeles haunted by memories of his wife and child, who were murdered at the hands of a man marked with yellow ink. In a park near Antonio’s...

Available 10/07/2014Pre-Order

Deep Down Dark

Héctor Tobar

When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine...

Available 10/07/2014Pre-Order

The Barbarian Nurseries

Héctor Tobar

Winner of the California Book Award for FictionA Los Angeles Times Bestseller Best Book of the Year ListsThe New York Times Book Review...

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