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Aura
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Author: Carlos Fuentes
A novella of horror & beauty, a brilliant tour de force involving a young scholar, Felipe Montero, who is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband’s memoirs. It is there that he meets her beautiful green-eyed niece, Aura. His passion for Aura & his gradual discovery of the true relationship between the young woman & her aunt propel the story to its extraordinary conclusion. “When you finish, you…have gone through a total experience, a beautiful horror story of beauty, a combination of Poe, Baudelaire and Isak Dineson…”Newsweek
Ages: Adult Readers
Pages/Length: 145
$14.95
First Spanish Reader
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Author: Angel Flores
Dual-language, easy-to-read collection of adaptations of classic Spanish stories such as El zorra y el busto, Proverbios, El Ladró, and El burlador burlado. With an alphabetical vocabulary listing, story questions and exercises.
Ages: Adult Readers
Pages/Length: 167
$9.95
Spanish Short Stories, Volume 1
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Author: Jean Franco
The eight short stories in the collection by Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel García Márquez, Camilio José Cela and other writers have been chosen both for their literary merit and for being representative of 20th C Spanish-American writing. English translations are literal rather than literary and there are additional notes on the text.
Ages: Adult Readers
Pages/Length: 196
$16.00
Spanish Short Stories, Volume 2
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Author: Gudie Lawaetz
This second volume of short stories contains more diverse and lively writing from the Spanish-speaking world. Again, much of it is from Latin America, Mexico, Cuba and from authors having their roots in Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Spain and the Argentines. This collection explores stylistic contrasts and gives as insight into the cultural & social milieu of Spanish life.
Ages: Adult Readers
Pages/Length: 205
$16.00
The Emerald Lizard
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Author: Pleasant de Spain
For 3 decades, the author has explored Latin America, its landscapes, customs, cultures & especially its stories. Presented here are re-tellings of traditional myths & legends from Guatemala, Haiti, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay & Chile. These 15 tales are full of compassionate souls, tricks & humor, explanations of nature & geography & always fine story-telling. Complete story in English followed by complete story in Spanish.
Ages: Adult Readers
Pages/Length: 183 pp
$14.95
Short Stories in Spanish
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Author: John R. King
Richly diverse in themes & styles, this new volume of 10 short stories range from the sharp insights of Gabriel Garcí Márquez’ María dos Prazeres and the teasing, deceptive simplicity of Javier María’s On the Honeymoon to Isabel Allende’s powerful evocation of the oral traditions of the Amerindian and the philosophical speculation of Laura Freixes’ Absurd Ending. Complete with story notes, these stories make excellent reading.
Ages: Adult Readers
Pages/Length: 233
$14.95
Spanish Stories
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Author: Angel Flores
Dual-language collection of 13 great Spanish short stories. For the intermediate language reader, these classics are by some of the best – Miguel de Cervantes, Miguel de Unamuno, Jorge Luis Borges & Horacio Quiroga. The stories are chronologically arranged to illustrate the development of the story from in Spain, having reference notes, biographical sketches, vocabulary list & discussions.
Ages: Adult Readers
Pages/Length: 336
$13.95
Spanish-American Short Stories
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Author: Edited by: Stanley Appelbaum
These 17 stories from the Caribbean and Central and South America encompass a tremendous variety of subjects, settings, moods and styles – from worldly sophistication to outright savagery. All are well-known names in Spanish-American literature – Rubén Dario, José Martí, Amado Nervo, Rómulo Gallegos and Ricardo Palma – some of whom are otherwise distinguished as novelists, poets, diplomats and statesmen.
Ages: Adult
Pages/Length: 247 pp
$14.95
Mexican Short Stories
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Author: Editor: Stanley Appelbaum
Greatly influenced by Europe’s 19th C literary trends, Mexico’s writers crafted some of the most phenomenal prose fiction in Spanish America. This collection is a sampling of significant Mexican short stories published from 1843 – 1918 – including stories by Lόpez Portillo, Riva Palacio, Manuel Payno and Gutiérrez Nájera.
Pages/Length: 227pp
$14.95
Sisters
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Author: Gary Paulsen
The lives of a 14-year old immigrant from Mexico City & a wealthy 14-year old American girl from the suburbs intersect in a dramatic yet familiar way. Format presents each story separately.
Ages: 12+
Pages/Length: 65
$7.95
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