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Taiga Syndrome - Reprint by Cristina Rivera Garza (Paperback)

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Fiction. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Suzanne Jill Levine and Aviva Kana. A fairy tale run amok, THE TAIGA SYNDROME follows an unnamed female Ex-Detective as she searches for a couple who has fled to the far reaches of the earth. A betrayed husband is convinced by a brief telegram that his second ex-wife wants him to track her down--that she wants to be found. He hires the Ex-Detective, who sets out with a translator into a snowy, hostile forest where strange things happen and translation betrays both sense and one's senses. Tales of Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood haunt the Ex-Detective's quest, though the lessons of her journey are more experiential than moral: that just as love can fly away, sometimes unloving flies away as well. That sometimes leaving everything behind is the only thing left to do.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 121
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology, Hispanic & Latino
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: Cristina Rivera Garza
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2018
TCIN: 53921398
UPC: 9780997366679
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-1964
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