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- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 21.00
The Norte Grande of Chile, the world's driest desert, had ''engendered contemporary Chile, everything that was good about it, everything that was dreadful,'' writes Ariel Dorfman in his brilliant exploration of one of the least known and most exotic corners of the globe. For 10,000 years the desert had been mined for silver, iron, and copper, but it... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95
La muerte y la doncella, la obra latinoamericana mas representada en la historia del mundo, ha llegado a constituirse en un clasico sobre la justicia y el perdon, la memoria y el olvido. Dorfman se ha propuesto a explorar preguntas pocas veces hechas en voz alta: "¿Como pueden los represores y los oprimidos cohabitar una misma tierra, compartir una... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95
Conceived the night of Che Guevara’s burial in 1967, Gabriel McKenzie is inextricably bound up in the history and politics of his native Chile. Twenty-four years on, and still a virgin, Gabriel returns from Manhattan exile to confront his legacy: a Don Juan father and a country preparing for the five-hundredth anniversary of America’s "discovery."... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95
Blake's Therapy is a whirlwind ride through the desires of one man to find something real in a virtual world. After suffering a mental breakdown, Graham Blake checks into the Corporate Life Therapy Institute, where the self-assured, silver-tongued Dr. Carl Tolgate has prepared a strange, shocking, and erotic treatment. Now Blake must find out, before... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 9.95
In this interlocking prose web of first-person testimony, novelist, poet, and playwright Ariel Dorfman relates the struggles of fifty human rights activists hailing from more than forty countries. Manifesto for Another World features the words and struggles of internationally celebrated activists including Vaclav Havel, Baltasar Garzón, Helen... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 11.95
Renowned author Ariel Dorfman, obsessed for twenty-five years with the malignant shadow General Pinochet cast upon Chile and the world, followed every twist and turn of the four year old trial in Great Britain, Spain and Chile as well as in the U.S., the country that had created Pinochet. Told as a suspense thriller, filled with court-room drama and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 8.99
Ariel dorfman has been hailed as one of the "greatest living Latin American novelists" (Newsweek) and a "storyteller of almost mythic intensity" (The Financial Times) . In his brilliant memoir, Heading South, Looking North , Dorfman explores the many exiles of a life torn, from age two, between the United States and Latin America, between revolution... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 13.11
A woman seeks revenge when the man she believes to have been her torturer happens to re-enter her life. Years have passed since political prisoner, Paulina, suffered at the hands of her captor: a man whose face she never saw, but whom she can still recall with terrifying clarity. Tonight, by chance, a stranger arrives at the secluded beach house... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 14.95
A NOTE ABOUT EXILE PERHAPS IT was inevitable. Because I have lost my country three times in the course of one lifetime, the attempts at self-scrutiny that habitually accompany human existence have, in my case, been forced to grow and ripen through the fragmentation of many arrivals, returns, and departures, complicating the natural intricacies... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Dorfman portrays, through visceral scenes and powerful intellect, the personal and political maelstroms underlying his migrations from Buenos Aires, on the run from Pinochet’s death squads, to safe houses in Paris and Amsterdam, and eventually to America, his childhood home. The toll on Dorfman's wife and two sons, the ‘earthquake of language’ that... more...