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Adventure of the busts of Eva Perón

Carlos Gamerro

Adventure of the busts of Eva Perón

by Carlos Gamerro

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Written in English

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  • Politics and government,
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    In this satire, the magnate Fausto Tamerlan, has been kidnapped by guerrillas who are demanding a bust of Eva Peron be placed in all 93 offices of his company. Ernesto Marroné is the man tasked with installng them. But, his mission is actually to penetrate the ultimate Argentinian mystery, Eva Peron, the legendary Evita.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCarlos Gamerro ; translated by Ian Barnett in collaboration with the author
    ContributionsBarnett, Ian (Translator), translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ7798.17.A4896 A8413 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination345 pages
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27177579M
    ISBN 101908276509
    ISBN 109781908276506
    OCLC/WorldCa875240290

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    The cusp of Argentina's Dirty War. The magnate Tamerlan has been kidnapped by guerrillas, demanding a bust of Eva Peron be placed in all 92 offices of his company. The man for the job: Marrone. His mission: to penetrate the ultimate Argentinian mystery: Eva Peron, the legendary Evita. A caustic and original take on Argentina's history. The cusp of Argentina's Dirty War. The magnate, Fausto Tamerlan, has been kidnapped by guerrillas, who as part of their ransom demands have stipulated the placement of a bust of Eva Peron in all ninety-two offices of Argentina's leading construction company, Tamerlan & Sons. Tamerlan's head of procurement, Ernesto Marrone, is the man tasked with the job, but he soon finds out that.


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