Fuentes's latest masterpiece is a "superbly imagined" (Washington Post) story depicting one man's public and personal campaign of redemption. The adventures of the idealistic, revolutionary son of a wealthy Argentine rancher take him through the struggles and contradictions that have plagued and ultimately shaped Spanish America.
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"On the night of May 24, 1810, my friend Baltasar Bustos entered the bedroom of the Marquise de Cabra . . . and kidnapped her newborn child. In its place, he put a black baby, the child of a ... Read full review
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