War by Candlelight

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Harper Perennial, 2006 - Latin America - 189 pages
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In this first collection, Daniel Alarcon takes the reader from Third World urban centres to the fault lines that divide nations and people, personalising the shifting realities of our own contemporary world. These nine stories examine the lives of various characters in transition."

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WAR BY CANDLELIGHT: Stories

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Nine diverse stories show this Peruvian-American newcomer's passionate involvement with his material.Whether it's a deadly landslide, a no-holds-barred neighborhood turf war, or a guerrilla war ... Read full review

Alarcon is now one of my favorite writers

User Review  - musiclover2 - Overstock.com

Alarcon is a wonderful writer and before I finished this book I had ordered his book of short stories. And now Ive started passing this book around among my friends and family. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Daniel Alarcón was born in Lima, Peru, in 1977 and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. This is his first collection and he is presently working on a novel.

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