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Battles in the Desert (40th Anniversary Edition) By Jose Emilio Pacheco, Katherine Silver (Translated by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780811230957
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: New Directions - June 1st, 2021

This coming-of-age story of a teenager in Mexico City after World War II provides a dreamlike dystopian view of how adult figures in the lives of children often prefer social norms to their children's well-being, for better or worse. Short, clever, some bitter notes.