Twilight at the Equator: A Novel

Author:   Jaime Manrique
Publisher:   University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN:  

9780299187743


Pages:   216
Publication Date:   31 March 2003
Format:   Paperback
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Twilight at the Equator: A Novel


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Colombian-born Santiago Martinez starts his adult life as a young gay writer living in Spain. Years later, as a university professor in New York City, Santiago is called back to his native Colombia upon the suicide of his sister. There he learns shocking secrets about his childhood and adolescence and realizes that cherished memories of the past are only illusion.

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Author:   Jaime Manrique
Publisher:   University of Wisconsin Press
Imprint:   University of Wisconsin Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.272kg
ISBN:  

9780299187743


ISBN 10:   0299187748
Pages:   216
Publication Date:   31 March 2003
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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[Santiago's] true purpose is to become 'the Colombian Sylvia Plath,' and in a frantic two weeks, he writes a violent, surrealistic novel designed to shock his family. - Kirkus Reviews; This boisterous and tragic work addresses issues of solitude, exile, and self-discovery with generous feeling and honest emotion. - Publishers Weekly


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Jaime Manrique is the author of the novels Twilight at the Equator, Latin Moon in Manhattan, and Colombian Gold. He has been honored with the National Poetry Award of Colombia. He lives in New York City.

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