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A Tuesday Like Today book coverA Tuesday Like Today

by Cecilia Urbina

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Paperback, 160 pages

Translated from the Spanish (Un martes como hoy) by Clare Sullivan
blue ribbonMexico's Premio Coatlicue Nominated for the IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award for works making "a lasting contribution to excellence in world literature."

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ePub ISBN: 978-1-60940-063-7
Kindle ISBN: 978-1-60940-064-4
Library PDF ISBN: 978-1-60940-065-1

During an almost accidental vacation in the Cambodian jungle, two sisters, Camila and Márgara, meet another wanderer, David Masters-Iturbe. They discover that they all have something in common — their Mexican heritage. Like benighted travelers from other times and places, the three proceed to tell stories in order to alleviate the boredom of long nights in their jungle hotel. Employing a twist of magical realism and a dash of cowboy-movie bravado, they end up constructing an imagined past for the sisters' ancestors that may be more than a metaphor for their own reality. With the horrors of Pol Pot's legacy outside their windows and a suave young man full of his own mysteries at the piano, Camila and Márgara must determine whether they are in the hands of random chance or destiny.

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ISBN 9780916727475
US $17.95
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