Heartbreak tango: a serial

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Vintage Books, 1981 - Man-woman relationships - 224 pages
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User Review  - tracyfox - LibraryThing

Heartbreak Tango recounts the life and loves of Juan Carlos, a small-town Argentinian bureaucrat, as he slowly dies of tuberculosis. Good-looking, well-mannered Juan Carlos is the apple of his mother ... Read full review

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User Review  - orchid314 - LibraryThing

A novel about life in a small town on the Argentine pampas during the 1930s, filled with intrigue, prejudice, sexual treachery and betrayal. This was translated into English as "Heartbreak Tango." Read full review


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About the author (1981)

Manuel Puig is the acclaimed author of many novels, including Betrayed by Rita Hayworth, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and The Buenos Aires Affair. He was born in Argentina in 1932 and died in Mexico in 1990.

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