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- DescriptionArgentinian writer Eduardo Gutierrez (1851-1889) fashioned his seminal gauchesque vel from the prison records of the real Juan Moreira, a ble outlaw whose life and name became legendary in the Rio de la Plata during the late 19th century. John Chasteen's fast-moving, streamlined translation--the first ever into English--captures all of the sweeping romance and knife-wielding excitement of the original. William Acree's introduction and tes situate Juan Moreira in its literary and historical contexts. Numerous illustrations, a map of Moreira's travels, a glossary of terms, and a select bibliography are all included.
- Author BiographyJohn Charles Chasteen is Patterson Distinguished Term Professor of History, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Author(s)Eduardo Gutierrez
- PublisherHackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Date of Publication03/09/2014
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Place of PublicationCambridge, MA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Weight336 g
- Edited byWilliam Garrett Acree
- Translated byJohn Charles Chasteen
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