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Description - Macho Camacho's Beat by Luis Sanchez

Over the course of a single afternoon, Macho Camacho's hit song 'Life Is A Phenomenal Thing' blares out of every radio in San Juan and connects the lives of Senator Vicente Reinosa, his poor mistress, his neurotic, aristocratic wife and his fascist son. Full of puns, fantastic wordplay, advertising slogans, and pop-culture references, Macho Camacho's Beat is a grimly funny satire on the "Americanization" of Puerto Rico.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781564782588
ISBN-10: 1564782581
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 142mm x 15mm)
Pages: 211
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Luis Sanchez

Considered by many to be the greatest Puerto Rican playwright of modern times. Born and raised in the city of Humacao, Puerto Rico. He enrolled in the University of Puerto Rico in 1955, earning a Bachelors of Arts degree. In 1959 he earned a Masters Degree in dramatic arts in City University of New York. He eventually went to Spain and earned his Doctorate in Literature in 1975, from the Complutense University of Madrid.