Cambio De Piel

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Editorial Sudaméricana, 1967 - Fiction - 442 pages
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"En torno a la convergencia de cuatro destinos al pie de la pirámide de Cholula, Fuentes construye un ambicioso y complejo sistema de referencias entrelazadas que se hacen eco mutuamente: desde los días de Cortés al presente degradado en que hace explosión el punto muerto de la vida de dos parejas, el hoy de México se confunde con su historia, la vida cotidiana con el ritual ..."--P. [4] of cover.

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About the author (1967)

Carlos Fuentes was born in 1928. He attended the National University of Mexico and did graduate work at the Institute des Hautes Etudes in Switzerland. In addition to writing, Fuentes has taught at a number of universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, and Brown. He has also served as the ambassador of Mexico to France. Primarily known as a novelist, Fuentes has also written essays and screenplays. His interest in the history of his country is a central theme in his novels. These include The Death of Artemio Cruz, The Old Gringo, which was later adapted as a film, and Terra Nostra. Terra Nostra won Fuentes the Romulo Gallegos Prize in Venezuela. Fuentes was also awarded the Cervantes Prize from the Spanish Ministry of Culture.

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