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The desert bride

54-year-old Teresa has worked for decades as a live-in maid with a family in Buenos Aires. When the family sells the house, she is forced to take a job in the distant town of San Juan. Although feeling uncomfortable with...

The third daughter : a novel —Carner, Talia, author.

"The late 1800s find fourteen-year-old Batya in the Russian countryside, fleeing endless pogroms with her family. Desperate, her father leaps at the opportunity to marry Batya to a worldly, wealthy stranger who can guara...

The adventures of China Iron —Cabezón Cámara, Gabriela, 1968- author.

"This is a riotous romp taking the reader from the turbulent frontier culture of the pampas deep into indigenous territories. It charts the adventures of Mrs China Iron, Martín Fierro's abandoned wife, in her travels ac...

Eartheater —Reyes, Dolores, 1978- author.

"Set in an unnamed slum in modern-day Argentina, a young woman has a compulsion to eat earth that gives her visions of the murdered and disappeared. Her ability is no superpower. The first time she eats soil she sees how...

Ema, the captive —Aira, César, 1949- author.

"In nineteenth-century Argentina, Ema, a delicate woman of indeterminate origins, is captured by soldiers and taken, along with her newborn babe, to live as a concubine in a crude fort on the very edges of civilization. ...

Las aventuras de la China Iron —Cabezón Cámara, Gabriela, 1968- author.

"Radiante, luminoso. El desierto es un prisma de perros, cardos, polvo y cielo. La China Iron acompaña a Liz, una inglesa que va tras su marido llevado por la leva. Ella, en cambio, no busca a Martín Fierro, ese gaucho...

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