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The shape of the ruins

Vásquez, Juan Gabriel, 1973-2019
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'The Shape of the Ruins' takes the form of personal and formal investigations into two political assassinations - the murders of Rafael Uribe Uribe in 1914 and of the charismatic Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, the man who might have been Colombia's J.F.K., gunned down on the brink of success in the presidential elections of 1948.
Main title:
The shape of the ruins / Juan Gabriel Vásquez ; translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean.
Imprint:
London : MacLehose Press, 2019.
Collation:
505 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Notes:
"A Bill Swainson book."This translation originally published: 2018.
Awards:
English PEN award
ISBN:
9780857056610 (pbk. :)
Language:
EnglishSpanish
BRN:
4555175
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