Lovesick by Angeles Mastretta

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Emilia Sauri, daughter of a Spanish mother and a Mayan father, is torn between her dreams of becoming a doctor, a calling that leads to Antonio Zavalza, a physician and man of peace, and her love for her childhood sweetheart, Daniel Cuenca, who leaves home to take part in the Mexican Revolution.
 

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Angeles Mastretta, periodista y autora bestseller internacional, publicO su primera novela, "ArrAncame la Vida", en 1985 con la cual se convirtiO en un verdadero fenOmeno de crItica y ventas, tanto en el mundo de habla hispana como en sucesivas traducciones a once idiomas. Entre sus libros tambiEn se encuentra el bestseller "Mujeres de Ojos Grandes". Y, en 1997, su novela "Mal de Amores" obtuvo el prestigioso Premio ROmulo Gallegos.
 
Published January 1, 1998 by Vintage. 292 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, History, Romance. Fiction

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But while Daniel grows up to be a revolutionary, Emilia apprentices in medicine with his father, which leaves them poles apart--a pattern echoed in the relationship between Emilia's mother, Josefa, whose world revolves around love, and her sister, Milagros, for whom justice is the soul's rallying...

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Mastretta, an internationally popular Mexican author (Tear This Heart Out), makes her North American debut with a novel that mingles fantasy with history, caprice with meditation, in a captivating chr

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Mastretta, an internationally popular Mexican author (Tear This Heart Out), makes her North American debut with a novel that mingles fantasy with history, caprice with meditation, in a captivating chronicle of a family grappling with the tumult of a new century.

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