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War by Candlelight

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Short stories, Lima (Peru), Fiction - General, Fiction, sears, Short Stories (single author), Fiction / General, General, N
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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL9234195M
ISBN 100060594780
ISBN 139780060594787

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'Expanding the Hyphen' in 'War by Candlelight' Daniel Alarcon was born in Peru and raised in Alabama. His fiction reflects the cross pollination of those two cultures which he says is just a small.

War by Candlelight, published by Harper Collins inis a collection of short and long fictional pieces which all deal with the subject of war. Of course, the wars that are explored are only not constrained to the population’s image of what this kind of conflict is.

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[Daniel Alarcón] -- Nine short stories about people who have been displaced by war or economic crises take readers from the jungles and the streets of Lima, Peru, to the sites of dangerous border crossings, and to.

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War By Candlelight - Daniel Alarcon Before I landed on a Mario Vargas Llosa ‘s “Death In The Andes” as my book to represent Peru, I had already purchased “War By Candlelight” by Daniel Alarcon, a collection of his short : Messy_Tony.War by Candlelight travels from the poverty-ridden shantytowns of Lima, to the matchbox studio apartments of Manhattan, giving us a vision of a world in flux: a Peruvian revolutionary is torn between giving his life for the cause and saving it for his daughter; a.

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