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Christopher Unborn

Carlos Fuentes, Translated by Alfred MacAdam

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This inspired novel is narrated by the as yet unborn first child to be born on October 12, 1992, the five hundredth anniversary of Columbus's discovery of America; his conception and birth bracket the novel. Christopher Unborn is a playfully savage masterpiece from Carlos Fuentes.

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  • Carlos Fuentes, Translated by Alfred MacAdam

  • 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 Aura, 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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Christopher Unborn

Carlos Fuentes, Translated by Alfred MacAdam

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