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A coming-of-age story, based on a recent shocking chapter of Argentine history, about a young woman who makes a devastating discovery about her origins with the help of an enigmatic houseguest.


Perla Correa grew up a privileged only child in Buenos Aires, with a cold, polished mother and a straitlaced naval officer father, whose profession she learned early on not to disclose in a country still reeling from the abuses perpetrated by the deposed military dictatorship.… (more)

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Fatherhood and the deep bonds between children and parents are explored with a rare gravity in this serious, impassioned novel.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (March 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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