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Betrayed by Rita Hayworth By Manuel Puig

Betrayed by Rita Hayworth by Manuel Puig

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Summary

This novel dissects the despair of small-town life where nothing ever happens, the future is often the same as the present and the past all but forgotten. The women talk about the actresses they'd like to be and the actors they'd like to love, and one young man plans how he'd handle Rita Hayworth.

Betrayed by Rita Hayworth Summary

Betrayed by Rita Hayworth by Manuel Puig

Manuel Puig's debut novel disects the quiet despair of small-town life where nothing ever happens, the future is often the same as the present, the past all but forgotten. The women talk about the movies they've seen, they actresses they'd like to be, the actors they'd like to love...and one young man plans how he'd handle Rita Hayworth, so she'd never betray him the way she's betrayed everyone else!

About Manuel Puig

Mauel Puig was born in 1932 in a small town in the Argentinian pampas. He studied philosophy at the University of Bueonos Aires, and in 1956 won a scholarship from the Italian Institute in Buenos Aires and chose to pursue studies in film direction at the Cinecitta in Rome. There he worked in films until 1962, where he began to write his first novel. Exiled from Argentina, he settled in New York City in 1963. Puig's novels - Betrayed by Rita Hayworth, Heartbreak Tango, The Buenos Aires Affair, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and Eternal Curse on the Reader of These Pages- have been translated into fourteen languages and secured his international reputation. He died in July 1990.

Additional information

GOR011358452
9780099341901
0099341905
Betrayed by Rita Hayworth by Manuel Puig
Used - Like New
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1984-03-31
224
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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