Margarita, Esta Linda la Mar (Margartia, How Beautiful the Sea) / Edition 1

Margarita, Esta Linda la Mar (Margartia, How Beautiful the Sea) / Edition 1

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by Sergio Ramirez
     
 

The author poetically intertwines fact and fiction to retell modern Nicaraguan history. The opening line of a famous poem from legendary Nicaraguan poet Ruben Darío serves as the title of and the inspiration for this novel. It begins with the imaginary visit of Darío to Leon, Nicaragua, in 1907. There he writes the famous verse on the fan of a nine-year-old girl.… See more details below

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The author poetically intertwines fact and fiction to retell modern Nicaraguan history. The opening line of a famous poem from legendary Nicaraguan poet Ruben Darío serves as the title of and the inspiration for this novel. It begins with the imaginary visit of Darío to Leon, Nicaragua, in 1907. There he writes the famous verse on the fan of a nine-year-old girl. Fifty years later, the same girl and her sister play a role in the plot to assassinate the dictator Anastasio Somoza.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788420483818
Publisher:
Santillana USA Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Series:
Alfaguara Series
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.96(d)

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