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Published by Modern Library .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Spanish,
  • South America,
  • Interviews,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Literary,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Books & Reading,
  • Authors, Spanish American,
  • 20th century,
  • Latin American Literature,
  • Latin Americans

Book details:

Edition Notes

Modern Library Paperbacks

ContributionsDerek Wolcott (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7701095M
ISBN 100679773495
ISBN 109780679773498

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