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The Underdogs

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Written by Mariano AzuelaAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mariano Azuela
Revised by Beth JorgensenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Beth Jorgensen
Translated by E. Munguia, Jr.Author Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by E. Munguia, Jr.
Introduction by Ilan StavansAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ilan Stavans

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: September 10, 2002
  • Price: $11.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-75942-0 (0-375-75942-5)
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Hailed as the greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, The Underdogs recounts the story of an illiterate but charismatic Indian peasant farmer’s part in the rebellion against Porfirio Díaz, and his subsequent loss of belief in the cause when the revolutionary alliance becomes factionalized. Azuela’s masterpiece is a timeless, authentic portrayal of peasant life, revolutionary zeal, and political disillusionment.

“Mariano Azuela, more than any other novelist of the Mexican Revolution, lifts the heavy stone of history to see what there is underneath it.” —Carlos Fuentes