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Marcela Serrano
Marcela Serrano

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Marcela Serrano was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1951. In 1994, her first novel won the Literary Prize in Santiago, and her second book won the Sor Juana In?s de la Cruz prize, awarded to the best Hispano-American novel written by a woman. She now teaches at the University of Vicente P?rez Rosales in Mexico City.

Margaret Sayers Peden is an award-winning translator and has worked closely with numerous illustrious Latin American writers, including Carlos Fuentes, Isabel Allende, and Octavio Paz.

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Antigua and My Life Before
A Novel
Written by Marcela Serrano
Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $13.99

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Antigua and My Life Before
A Novel
Written by Marcela Serrano
Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 21, 2001
Price: $16.95

Josefa Ferrer, a famous Chilean singer and star, awakens one morning to read in the Santiago newspaper that her best friend, Violeta, has been involved in a brutal act of violence. Overwhelmed with regret and plagued with guilt for not having foreseen the tragedy, Josefa feels compelled to tell Violeta’s life... Read more >
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