Bad Nature, Or With Elvis In Mexico by Javier MariasBad Nature, Or With Elvis In Mexico by Javier Marias

Bad Nature, Or With Elvis In Mexico

byJavier MariasTranslated byEsther Allen

Paperback | January 26, 2010

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It all happened because of Elvis Presley." Elvis, down south of the border to film a movie, has insisted his producers hire a proper Spaniard so that he can pronounce his few lines in Spanish with a Castillian accent. But Ruiberriz has taken on much more than he bargained for. One fatal night, horseplay in a local bar goes too far: a fatuous drunken American insults the local kingpin, and when the thug insists that Ruiberriz translate, Elvis himself adds an even more stinging comment - and who must translate that?"
Javier Marias is an award-winning Spanish novelist. He is also a translator and columnist, as well as the current king of Redonda. He was born in Madrid in 1951 and published his first novel at the age of nineteen. He has held academic posts in Spain, the US (he was a visiting professor at Wellesley College) and Britain, as a lecturer ...
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Title:Bad Nature, Or With Elvis In MexicoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 7 × 4.5 × 0.3 inPublished:January 26, 2010Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811218589

ISBN - 13:9780811218580

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