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Laura Restrepo
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Laura Restrepo is the bestselling author of several prizewinning novels published in more than twenty languages, including Leopard in the Sun, which won the Premio Arzobispo Juan San Clemente, The Angel of Galilea, which won the Premio Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in Mexico and the Prix France Culture in France, and Delirium, for which she was awarded the 2004 Premio Alfaguara, with a jury headed by Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago, and the 2006 Premio Grinzane Cavour in Italy. Winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2007, Restrepo currently divides her time between Bogotá
 and Mexico City.

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The Angel of Galilea

Written by Laura Restrepo
Translated by Dolores M. Koch

Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $15.00

Winner of the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize (Mexico)
Winner of the Prix France Culture (France)

Newly translated into English by Dolores M. Koch, The Angel of Galilea [Dulce compañia], is a sublimely original story of love, faith, poverty, and mystery.

Mona, a Colombian journalist once idealistic and determined to better the... Read more >

Exam Copy

Written by Laura Restrepo

Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $16.95

In this remarkably nuanced novel, both a gripping detective story and a passionate, devastating tale of eros and insanity in Colombia, internationally acclaimed author Laura Restrepo delves into the minds of four characters. There's Agustina, a beautiful woman from an upper-class family who is caught in the throes of madness; her... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

A Novel
Written by Laura Restrepo

Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Leopard in the Sun

Written by Laura Restrepo
Translated by Stephen Lytle

Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 12, 2000
Price: $14.95

In Laura Restrepo's stunning novel, a feud between two Colombian drug families escalates into a bloody, high-stakes war that will leave no one in its path untouched. The Barragáns and the Monsalves are rival clans, each steeped in wealth and power, each subject only to laws of their own making.

The... Read more >

No Place For Heroes

Written by Laura Restrepo

Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $14.99

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