Once@9:53am: Terror en Buenos Aires by Ilan StavansOnce@9:53am: Terror en Buenos Aires by Ilan Stavans

Once@9:53am: Terror en Buenos Aires

byIlan StavansPhotographed byMarcelo BrodskyAfterword byIlan Stavans

Paperback | October 14, 2016 | Spanish

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At 9:53 on the morning of July 18, 1994, a suicide bomber drove a Renault Trafic van loaded with explosives into the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina, a Jewish community center in the bustling commercial neighborhood of Once, Buenos Aires. The explosion left eighty-five people dead and over three hundred wounded. Originally published amid widespread controversy, Once@9:53am: Terror en Buenos Aires imagines the two hours before the attack through the popular format of the fotonovela.

Part documentary, part fiction, this vivid retelling of Argentina’s deadliest bombing depicts a vibrant, complex urban community in the hours before its identity was forever changed. This expanded English edition includes a new essay by Ilan Stavans detailing the aftermath of the attack and the faulty investigations that have yet to yield any arrests or reach resolution.

A unique and powerful visual experience, Once@9:53am is both a commemoration of an atrocity that shifted Latin American Jewish identity in innumerable ways and an ingenious use of a popular format to explore the dangerous intersection of politics and religion in Latin America.

Ilan Stavans (born Ilan Stavchansky on April 7, 1961, in Mexico City) is a Mexican-American, essayist. He is the author of "The Hispanic Condition", "The Riddle of Cantinflas", and "The One-Handed Pianist & Other Stories" as well as the editor of "The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories" and a dictionary of Spanglish, among other volumes. He...
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Title:Once@9:53am: Terror en Buenos AiresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 10.25 × 6.75 × 0.38 inPublished:October 14, 2016Publisher:Penn State University PressLanguage:Spanish

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ISBN - 10:0271077549

ISBN - 13:9780271077543

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