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Face

Pineda, Cecile

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ISBN 10: 0670803308 / ISBN 13: 9780670803309
Editorial: Viking, New York, 1985
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194p., signed with a short inscription by the Mexican American novelist, lightly-shelfworn first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Pineda's first novel. N° de ref. de la librería 92628

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Título: Face

Editorial: Viking, New York

Año de publicación: 1985

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

On a chill and stormy day, a man slips and plunges over a cliff into an experience that will change his life forever. But Helio Cara's fall from a cliff is not merely a fall that results in horrific disfigurement. It is a fall from grace.

The fabric of his daily existence comes unraveled as jobless, penniless, deserted by lover and friends; he is driven from his home by horrified neighbors. At last, using needle, thread, and razor blades, he determines to reconstruct his own face and to rebuild a place for himself in the world.

Face is the story of a man at the limit of existence who finds the patience and courage to change himself. With power, intensity and sparseness of poetry, it voices the predicament of all people who partake of a culture, which separates the individual's notion of self from his sense of community.

About the Author:

Cecile Pineda is the author of five novels: The Love Queen of the Amazon, Frieze, Face, Redoubt and Bardo99. Her debut novel, Face, has been optioned by Rubicon Films, Ltd. Prior to her career as a novelist, Pineda founded and directed her own experimental ensemble theater company dedicated to the development of original performance works. She has taught fiction writing in the San Francisco Bay Area, in San Diego, and presently at Mills College in Oakland, California.

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