The novel addresses themes of death, cultural exchange, and mexican identity, among others. Gringo viejo es una novela del escritor mexicano carlos fuentes, publicada en 1985. Gringo viejo the old gringo, carlos fuentes, spanish, 1985 to be a gringo in mexico. Gringo viejo spanish paperback january 1, 1994 by fuentes carlos author 3. Abebooks, an amazon company, offers millions of new, used, and outofprint books. In the old gringo, carlos fuentes brings the mexico of 1916 uncannily to life.
Buy a cheap copy of gringo viejo book by carlos fuentes. Hes probably the bestknown mexican writer to americans, especially for his books aura and the death of artemio cruz. Theres one frontier we only dare to cross at night, the old gringo said. See all books authored by carlos fuentes, including the death of artemio cruz. Im afraid that each of us carries the real frontier inside. Gringo viejo es una novela del escritor mexicano carlos fuentes, aparecida en 1985. Gringo viejo by carlos fuentes 2007, paperback for sale. Internet archive contributor internet archive language english. In addition to writing, fuentes has taught at a number of universities, including columbia, harvard, princeton, and brown. But maybe he was carrying a different fear, one he voiced as he crossed the frontier. Translated by margaret sayers penden seller orpheus books published 1985.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Supplementary reading at your leisure, if you choose literature responding to or. Click book cover for a pdf of the text in the original spanish on the borderline between mexico and the united states, frida kahlo. Publication date 1986 topics bierce, ambrose, 18421914. What started this novel was my admiration for ambrose bierce and for his tales of soldiers and civilians.
Set during the era of the villa uprising in mexico, 1916, fuentes book tracks the mysterious passage made by cynicsatirist ambrose bierce, at age 71, into then very dangerous mexico, the place where he wished to end his life. This novel is wise book, full of toughness and humanity and is without question one. One of carlos fuentess greatest works, the old gringo tells the st. The frontier of our differences with others, of our battles with ourselves. The author, fuentes 19282012, was a prolific writer of about two dozen novels and half that many collections of short stories. Gringo viejo 9789681617820 by fuentes carlos and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great. Gringo viejo is a novel by carlos fuentes, written from 1964 to 1984. Its englishlanguage translation became the first novel by a mexican. Buy gringo viejo 2nd edition by carlos fuentes isbn. Gringo viejo by carlos fuentes this is a book about frontiers. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.
Gringo viejo the old gringo by carlos fuentes, paperback. See all 11 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Gringo viejo spanish paperback january 1, 1993 by carlos fuentes author. On the one side we have the mexican revolution with its. Carlos fuentes books list of books by author carlos fuentes.1482 295 74 789 1283 287 522 1484 1242 70 725 1279 1050 749 265 584 179 1272 225 1114 1236 744 116 1448 861 1255 190 676 121 295 1205 277 1233 276 37