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Rosario Ferré

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Rosario Ferré nació en 1938 en Ponce, una ciudad en las costa sur de Puerto Rico. Se graduó en el año 1960 de Manjattanville College con un título en literature inglesa. Luego obtuvo una maestría en literature española y latinoamericana en la Universidad de Puerto Rico, y años mas tarde, recibó su doctorado de la Universidad de Maryland.

Comenzó a escribir en la década de los años setenta como redactora y editora de la revista literaria Zona: Carga y Descarga, en la cual se publicaban trabajos de jóvenes escritores puertorriqueños. Colaboradora asidua de los rotativos El Nueva Día y el San Juan... Read More

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Duel de lenguaje/Language Duel

Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: December 14, 2011
Price: $8.99

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La casa de la laguna
(The House on the Lagoon - Spanish-language edition)
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: July 1, 1997
Price: $16.00

Laudada como una obra central de la literatura latinoamericana, esta novela asombrosa, de una de las más prominentes mujeres de letras de Puerto Rico, es a la vez una rebosante saga multigeneracional y una historia mágica de la isla. En una hermosa mansión con vista a la laguna de Alamares, Isabel... Read more >
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La casa de la laguna
(The House on the Lagoon - Spanish-language edition)
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: January 8, 2014
Price: $1.99

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Duelo del lenguaje/Language Duel

Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: July 30, 2002
Price: $12.00

"English and Spanish have been at war since Queen Elisabeth sank King Felipe's Spanish Armada in 1588," Rosario Ferré writes in the title poem of Language Duel; "Language carries with it all their fire and power." Ferré explores this tension throughout this explosive collection, which plays with the sensual differences between... Read more >

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Maldito amor
Sweet Diamond Dust - Spanish-language edition
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: July 28, 1998
Price: $15.00

Rosario Ferre is one of Latin America's most original and important writers. In the four stories that make up Maldito amor Ferre explores the history of political and cultural struggle in her native Puerto Rico through one family, the aristocratic and contentious De la Valles.

The title story tells of the piratical... Read more >
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Maldito amor
Sweet Diamond Dust - Spanish-language edition
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: January 8, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Papeles de Pandora
cuentos
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 26, 2000
Price: $15.95

Papeles de Pandora contains the stories that first brought Rosario Ferré to the attention of Spanish-language readers throughout the world. In this collection, Ferré introduces her major theme: the position of women in a fast-changing but still patriarchal culture. In "La muñeca menor" ("The Youngest Doll"), a maiden aunt uses her... Read more >
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Papeles de Pandora
cuentos
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Vecindarios excéntricos
Eccentric Neighborhoods - Spanish-language edition
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: December 29, 1998
Price: $17.95

Una obra épica sobre los linajes de dos familias, escrita por la autora de La casa de la laguna.
  
"Mamá nació en Guayamés el 6 de enero de 1901. Mi abuelo, Alvaro Rivas de Santillana, estaba convencido de que los Reyes Magos se la habían traído como obsequio, pero abuela Valeria... Read more >
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Vecindarios excéntricos
Eccentric Neighborhoods - Spanish-language edition
Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: January 8, 2014
Price: $13.99

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Vuelo del cisne

Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $14.00

El amor y la lealtad son puestos a pueba en esta novela llena de brío y agudeza de la reconocida autora puertorriqueña, Rosario Ferré, autora de La casa de la laguna. Se trata de la historia de una bailarina famosa mundialmente que, en el 1917, visita a Puerto Rico en gira... Read more >
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Vuelo del cisne

Written by Rosario Ferré


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $9.99

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