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Doña Barbara / by Rómulo Gallegos, translated by Robert Malloy, with a new foreword by Larry McMurtry.

Gallegos, Rómulo, 1884-1969 (Author). Malloy, Robert, (translator.). McMurtry, Larry, (author of foreword.).
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Clinton PL - Clinton FC GAL (Text) 36806002087540 NEW ITEMS Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F GALLEGOS (Text) 78321000027785 Adult Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780226279206
  • ISBN: 0226279200
  • Physical Description: vi, 440 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: University of Chicago Press edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago ; The University of Chicago Press, [2012]

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"Following the epic struggle between two cousins for an estate in Venezuela, Doña Barbara is an examination of the conflict between town and country, violence and intellect, male and female. Doña Barbara is a beautiful and mysterious woman - rumored to be a witch - with a ferocious power over men. When her cousin Santos Luzardo returns to the plains in order to reclaim his land and cattle, he reluctantly faces off against Doña Barbara, and their battle becomes simultaneously one of violence and seduction. All of the action is set against the stunning backdrop of the Venezuelan prairie, described in loving detail. Gallegos's plains are filled with dangerous ranchers, intrepid cowboys, and damsels in distress, all broadly and vividly drawn. A masterful novel with an important role in the inception of magical realism, Doña Barbara is a suspenseful tale that blends fantasy, adventure, and romance." --Fantastic Fiction.
Subject: Matriarchy > Venezuela > Fiction.
Landowners > Venezuela > Fiction.
Upper class families > Venezuela > Fiction.
Families > Venezuela > Fiction.
Women > Psychology > Fiction.
Farmers > Venezuela > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Venezuela > Social conditions > Fiction.

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