Allende: A Novel

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Stanford University Press, Feb 1, 1994 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Although everything in this imaginative and compelling biography of the martyred Chilean President, Salvador Allende, is solidly based on fact, it is cast in the form of a novel by the author, who was a close friend and longtime colleague of Allende.
 

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Alegria, who writes fictional history as opposed to historical fiction, is well suited to write on Salvador Allende: he served during Allende's presidency as cultural attache to the United States and ... Read full review

Contents

First Movement
3
The Man Who Would Be President i
12
It Must Be the Students Who Are Keeping Us Awake 2 4
24
The Fall Off the Horse
31
Five Days That Shook Chile
43
In Troubled Waters
48
The Red Colonel
60
From the Jailhouse to the Senate
66
The March
152
Its No Better the Third Time Around
155
j Tati and the Nephews 162
162
Waves 172
172
The Angelic Smile of Ho Chi Minh
179
Habemus Candidatus Said Condorito
193
El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Vencido 2 03
207
Bye Bye Guardia Vieja 2 2 3
228

The Ghosts of Caldera
73
Spring
78
n Kill Them All
87
Skyquake
92
Punta Arenas Is a City Carved in Stone by the Wind
100
The Proletariats Banner
111
The Victory Train 12 7
129
The Man with the Beard
147
Allende in New York 2 41
242
The Butchers Thumb 2 51
251
The Bull by the Horns 2 62
263
After the Coup 2 89
289
01989 2 93
293
97
297
Selected Bibliography
301
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