Aura

Carlos Fuentes; Translated by Lysander Kemp

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Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her beautiful green-eyed niece, Aura. His passion for Aura and his gradual discovery of the true relationship between the young woman and her aunt propel the story to its extraordinary conclusion.

 

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Carlos Fuentes; Translated by Lysander Kemp

Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was one of the most influential and celebrated voices in Latin American literature. He was the author of 24 novels, including The Death of Artemio Cruz, The Old Gringo and Terra Nostra, and also wrote numerous plays, short stories, and essays. He received the 1987 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.

Fuentes was born in Panama City, the son of Mexican parents, and moved to Mexico as a teenager. He served as an ambassador to England and France, and taught at universities including Harvard, Princeton, Brown and Columbia. He died in Mexico City in 2012.

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Aura
Carlos Fuentes; Translated by Lysander Kemp

Bilingual Edition e-Book Agency

Bilingual Edition e-Book Agency
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
May 2013
Bilingual Edition e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466840041
ISBN10: 1466840048
160 pages
$9.99

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
September 1986
Bilingual Edition Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374511715
ISBN10: 0374511713
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 160 pages
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