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Jul 29, 1997
| ISBN 9780375700132
Jun 20, 2012
| ISBN 9780307822369
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Jul 29, 1997 | ISBN 9780375700132
Jun 20, 2012 | ISBN 9780307822369
This rambunctious first novel by the author of the bestselling Corelli’s Mandolin is set in an impoverished, violent, yet ravishingly beautiful country somewhere in South America. When the haughty Dona Constanza decides to divert a river to fill her swimming pool, the consequences are at once tragic, heroic, and outrageously funny. "Walks a precarious edge between slapstick and pathos, never once losing its balance."–Washington Post Book World.
Louis de Bernières is the author of many award-winning novels, including Birds Without Wings, Corelli’s Mandolin, The Dust That Falls from Dreams, Notwithstanding, A Partisan’s Daughter, Red Dog, Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman,… More about Louis de Bernieres
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