By Julian Lopez

“A relocating tale . . . robust, celebratory, and loving.” —Laura Cardona, La Nación

Set in the course of Argentina's army dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel approximately family members, political violence, and the implications of dissidence

As political violence escalates round them, a tender boy and his unmarried mom reside jointly in an condominium in Buenos Aires—which has lately been taken over by means of Argentina’s army dictatorship. while the boy returns domestic someday to discover his mom lacking (or “disappeared”), the tale fractures, and the reader encounters him totally grown, ate up by way of the weight of his loss, trying to reconstruct the reminiscence of his mother.   
 
by means of jumping ahead in time, the boy—now a man—subtly provides form to his mother’s activism, and within the method recasts the thoughts from his formative years. the result's a stylistically masterful and deeply relocating novel marking the English-language debut of 1 of Argentina's such a lot promising writers.

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