La muerte de Artemio Cruz (The Death of Artemio Cruz)

La muerte de Artemio Cruz (The Death of Artemio Cruz)

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by Carlos Fuentes
     
 

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After collapsing from an illness while attending a business meeting, a dying Artemio Cruz, a rich and powerful land owner in modern Mexico, is driven by conscience to recall his corrupt life.

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After collapsing from an illness while attending a business meeting, a dying Artemio Cruz, a rich and powerful land owner in modern Mexico, is driven by conscience to recall his corrupt life.

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Fuentes's (1928- ) best-selling classic exposes the abuse of power in Mexican society during the early decades of the 20th century as its unscrupulous protagonist, Artemio Cruz, recalls his life while lying on his deathbed. As his mind wanders between past and present, Cruz delineates his change from an idealistic revolutionary to a corrupt and merciless capitalist. Overall, this 1962 masterpiece captures Mexico's pursuit of wealth at the expense of moral values and insinuates the failure of the Mexican Revolution. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140255829
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
Penguin Ediciones Series
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
300,122
Product dimensions:
5.01(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Carlos Fuentes (Panamá, 1928) is considered the father of modern Latin American literature. Besides writing, he has held a number of diplomatic positions in the United States, Latin America and Europe.

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