A Fish in the Water: A Memoir
Mario Vargas Llosa's A Fish in the Water is a twofold book: a memoir of one of Latin America's most celebrated witers, beginning with his birth in 1936 in Arequipa, Peru; and the story of his organization of the reform movement which culminated in his bid for the Peruvian presidency in 1990.
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A FISH IN THE WATER: A MemoirUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In this artful political and literary memoir, the 57-year-old Peruvian author (In Praise of the Stepmother, 1990, etc.) and presidential candidate demonstrates the conflict between ideals and politics ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kristelako - LibraryThing
This memoir follows two narrative threads. The first one is Vargas Llosa's recollection as a child growing up in Piura with his mother and grandparents. He fast forwards decades later to recount his ... Read full review