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Heartbreak Tango

Heartbreak Tango

by Manuel Puig

  • LITERATURE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 224 PAGES

Awash in small-town gossip, petty jealousy, and intrigues, Manuel Puig's Heartbreak Tango is a comedic assault on the fault lines between the disappointments of the everyday world, and the impossible promises of commercials, pop songs, and movies. This melancholy and hilarious tango concerns the many women in orbit around Juan Carlos Etchepare, an impossibly beautiful Lothario wasting away ever-so-slowly from consumption.  (ARG23, $13.95)


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