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 Ruibérriz 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 Ruibérriz translate, Elvis himself adds an even more stinging comment—and who must translate that?
Esther Allen has translated Javier Marias, Jorge Luis Borges, Felisberto Hernandez, Flaubert, Rosario Castellanos, Blaise Cendrars, Marie Darrieussecq, and Jose Marti. She is currently a professor at Baruch College (CUNY) and has directed the work of the PEN Translation Fund since its founding in 2003. Allen has received a Fulbright Gr...
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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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