Arrancame La Vida by Angeles Mastretta
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Arrancame La Vida
By Angeles Mastretta

Arrancame La Vida

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Arrancame La Vida by Angeles Mastretta

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Cuando conoce al general AndrEs Ascensio, Catalina es una muchacha que lo ignora todo de la vida. El, en cambio, es candidato a Gobernador del Estado de Puebla, y sabe muy bien cuAles son sus objetivos de cacique. A las pocas semanas estAn casados.Pero Catalina descubre muy pronto que no puede aceptar el modo de vida que le impone la nueva situaciOn. No acepta, sobre todo, vivir sin amor. Es una criatura apasionada e imaginativa, casada con un hombre a quien sOlo preocupan sus intereses polIticos, en un contexto social donde la mujer no pasa de ser una figura exquisita, siempre bella pero al margen de lo importante...Luego ocurre lo inevitable, y Catalina vuelve a amar, y se sabe correspondida, y vuelve a sentir en su alma todas las ilusiones y todas las esperanzas de ser mujer en un mundo que los hombres rigen de manera despiadada. Y ante ello quizA no le quede otra alternativa que reclamar, como en la canciOn popular de la que toma tItulo la novela, "ArrAncame la vida."*******************************Una joven relata su infancia y su matrimonio eventual a un general de la revoluciOn mexicana. Por una de las escritoras mAs destacadas de la nueva literatura feminista mexicana, una novela inquietante sobre la vida de una mujer y una narrativa de un MExico post-revolucionario desde la perspectiva femenina. ********************************A young girl recounts her girlhood and eventual marriage to a general of the Mexican revolution. by one of the most outstanding writers of the new feminist Mexican literature, it is at once a haunting novel of one woman's life and a powerful account of post-revolutionary Mexico from a female perspective.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375701993
ISBN-10: 0375701990
Format: Paperback / softback
(195mm x 167mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Angeles Mastretta

Angeles Mastretta naciO en la ciudad de Puebla, MExico, en 1949. Periodista, poeta, y narradora, estudiO comunicaciOn en la UNAM. Fue directora de DifusiOn Cultural de la ENEP AcatlAn (UNAM) y del Museo del Chopo. Su novela "ArrAncame la vida" le ha hado reconocimiento a nivel nacional (Premio MazatlAn de Literatura 1985) e internacional, pues ha sido traducida la alemAn, inglEs, italiano, francEs, danEs, turco, noruego, portuguEs, hebreo y holandEs.

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