Ashes of Izalco by Claribel Alegría

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Written in two voices, Ashes of Izalco is a collaborative novel by Claribel Alegrfa and Darwin Flakoll, a love story set against the events of 1932 when thirty thousand Indians and peasants were massacred in Izalco, El Salvador. Ashes of Izalco brings together a Salvadoran woman and an American man who together struggle over issues of love, loyalty and socio--political injustices.
 

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Cesar Vallejo (1892a1938) published his first book of poems, "Los Heraldos Negros," in 1919. He spent most of his life in Europe and died in dire poverty in Paris. Margaret Sayers Peden is a recipient of the Gregory Kolovakos Award for Translation from the PEN Foundation and a translator of more than thirty books by authors including Isabel Allende, Pablo Neruda, and Octavio Paz. Ilan Stavans is a professor at Amherst College and the author of several books, including "On Borrowed Words,
 
Published July 1, 1995 by Curbstone Books. 174 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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