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  1. The Lady Matador's Hotel: A Novel
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  2. The Lady Matador's Hotel: A Novel

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National Book Award finalist Cristina García delivers a powerful and gorgeous novel about the intertwining lives of the denizens of a luxurious hotel in an unnamed Central American capital in the midst of political turmoil. The lives of six men and women converge over the course of one week. There is a Japanese-Mexican-American matadora in town for a bull-fighting competition; an ex-guerrilla now working as a waitress in the hotel coffee shop; a Korean manufacturer with an underage mistress ensconced in the honeymoon suite; aninternational adoption lawyer of German descent; a colonel who committed atrocities during his country’s long civil war; and a Cuban poet who has come with his American wife to adopt a local infant. With each day, their lives become further entangled, resulting in the unexpected—the clash of histories and the pull of revenge and desire.Cristina García’s magnificent orchestration of politics, the intimacies of daily life, and the frailty of human nature unfolds in a moving, ambitious, often comic, and unforgettable tale.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Cristina Garcia
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781439181744
Format
Bargain Price
ISBN
1439181748
Label
Scribner
Manufacturer
Scribner
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
224
PublicationDate
2010-09-07
Publisher
Scribner
Studio
Scribner
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