The Resource Affections, Rodrigo Hasbún ; translated by Sophie Hughes

Affections, Rodrigo Hasbún ; translated by Sophie Hughes

Label
Affections
Title
Affections
Statement of responsibility
Rodrigo Hasbún ; translated by Sophie Hughes
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • "Inspired by real events, Affections is the story of the eccentric, fascinating Ertl clan, headed by the egocentric and extraordinary Hans, once the cameraman for the Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl. Shortly after the end of World War II, Hans and his family flee to Bolivia to start over. There, the ever-restless Hans decides to embark on an expedition in search of the fabled lost Inca city of Paititi, enlisting two of his daughters to join him on his outlandish quest into the depths of the Amazon, with disastrous consequences. Set against the backdrop of the both optimistic and violent 1950s and 1960s, Affections traces the Ertls's slow and inevitable breakdown through the various erratic trajectories of each family member: Hans's undertakings of colossal, foolhardy projects and his subsequent spectacular failures; his daughter Monika, heir to his adventurous spirit, who joins the Bolivian Marxist guerrillas and becomes known as "Che Guevara's avenger"; and his wife and two younger sisters left to pick up the pieces in their wake. In this short but powerful work, Hasbún weaves a masterfully layered tale of how a family's voyage of discovery ends up eroding the affections that once held it together"--
  • "A haunting novel about an unusual family's breakdown--set in South America during the time of Che Guevara and based on the life of Third Reich cinematographer Hans Ertl"--
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DLC
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1981-
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Hasbún, Rodrigo
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ7822.H37
LC item number
A4413 2017
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1986-
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Hughes, Sophie
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  • Ertl, Hans
  • Ertl, Hans
  • Germans
  • Families
  • Bolivia
  • Family life
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Families
  • Germans
  • Bolivia
Label
Affections, Rodrigo Hasbún ; translated by Sophie Hughes
Instantiates
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Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
132 pages
Isbn
9781501154805
Lccn
2017004896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
99976702194
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962009674
  • (OCoLC)ocn962009674
Label
Affections, Rodrigo Hasbún ; translated by Sophie Hughes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
132 pages
Isbn
9781501154805
Lccn
2017004896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
99976702194
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962009674
  • (OCoLC)ocn962009674

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