My Tender Matador

My Tender Matador

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"It is spring 1986 in the city of Santiago and Augusto Pinochet is losing his grip on power. In one of the city's many poor neighborhoods, the Queen of the Corner, a hopeless and lonely romantic, embroiders linens for the wealthy and listens to boleros to drown out the gunshots and rioting in the streets. Along comes Carlos, a young, handsome man who befriends the aging homosexual and uses his house to store mysterious boxes and hold clandestine meetings. Thus begins a friendship and a love that will have unexpected though vastly different consequences for both."
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2005]
Edition: First Grove Press paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780802117687
Branch Call Number: FIC LEMEBEL 2005
Characteristics: 170 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Silver, Katherine


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