The Republic of Dreams: A Novel (Texas Pan American Series)

By: Pi?on, N?lida

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This mesmerizing novel, first published in 1989, marks the debut in English of one of the most brilliant and admired of today's Latin American writers.

As the novel opens, the matriarch Eulalia has begun her final task--dying. Long, long ago she came to Brazil from Spain--a bride with her already formidable, iron-willed husband, Madruga. Inspired by Grandfather Xan, the young couple brought with them the passion for making memories into tales--told as sustenance, proof, and hallmark; told as protection against the killing rush of time. Now, as both Eulalia and her era near their end, that tradition achieves its most poignant flowering--in a burst of family lore, recrimination, and recollected dreams, as the clan, gathered at Eulalia's side, relives the past and vies for the future.

Title: The Republic of Dreams: A Novel (Texas Pan American Series)

Author Name: Pi?on, N?lida

Categories: Other,

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1991-01-01

ISBN Number: 0292770502

ISBN Number 13: 9780292770508

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU201601947