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Where the Air Is Clear

Fuentes, Carlos (Book - 2004)
Where the Air Is Clear
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Where the Air Is Clear , Carlos Fuentes's first novel, is an unsparing portrayal of Mexico City's upper class. Departing from a traditional linear narrative, Fuentes overlays Mexican myths onto contemporary settings, showing that even the rich and powerful must succumb to the indomitable spirit of Mexico, which undermines all institutions and shapes all destinies. First published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1988, Dalkey Archive Press in 2004, now available again.
Authors: Fuentes, Carlos
Title: Where the air is clear
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2004
Edition: 1st Dalkey Archive ed
Characteristics: xiii, 373 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Carlos Fuentes ; introduction by Ignacio Padilla ; translation by Sam Hileman
Notes: "A Lannan selection"--P. [4] of cover
English translation of: La región más transparente
Additional Contributors: Hileman, Sam
ISBN: 9781564783448
Branch Call Number: FICTION FUENTES 2004
Subject Headings: Mexico City (Mexico) Fiction
Genre/Form: Mexican fiction
LCCN: 2003070065
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Where the Air is Clear, Carlos Fuentes's first novel, opens with a metaphorical description of Mexico City and the challenges facing its inhabitants and quickly becomes an unsparing portrayal of the upper class.

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