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Wings Press, 2003 - Fiction - 173 pages
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When a Brazilian man's face is disfigured, he attempts a grisly self-surgery in this novel of survival.

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Set in Rio de Janeiro, Pineda's 1985 novel ponders the question: If we don't have a face, do we have an identity? That conundrum is the horrible reality faced by Helio Cara, whose facial features are ... Read full review

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Cecile Pineda received a National Endowment Fiction Fellowship to write The Love Queen of the Amazon, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

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