Ballad Of Another Time: A Novel by Jose Luis GonzalezBallad Of Another Time: A Novel by Jose Luis Gonzalez

Ballad Of Another Time: A Novel

byJose Luis GonzalezTranslated byAsa ZatzIntroduction byIrene Vilar

Paperback | December 16, 2004

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José Luis González (1926–1996) was born in the Dominican Republic and lived in Puerto Rico and Mexico. His novels, short stories, and essays have been widely translated and anthologized.
José Luis González (1926–1996) was born in the Dominican Republic and lived in Puerto Rico and Mexico. His novels, short stories, and essays have been widely translated and anthologized.
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Title:Ballad Of Another Time: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.4 inPublished:December 16, 2004Publisher:University of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299206947

ISBN - 13:9780299206949

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“A haunting, almost uncanny tale of love and honor in which the three main characters move through a world of secret passions and silences. . . .  [Set in Puerto Rico], scenes of impoverished farmers, madwomen, and men in coffee shops and cafes combine to form a blend of voices and landscapes whose essence can be distilled into three words: tobacco, coffee, and sugar. . . . Asa Zatz must be praised for bringing into his English version the beauty and melody of [González’s] Spanish original.”—Marjorie Agosin, New York Times Book Review