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Title Shantytown / César Aira ; translated by Chris Andrews.
Author Aira, César, 1949-
Publication New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, [2013]
Description 1 online resource (162 pages)
Call # eBOOK
Note "A New Directions Paperbook Original."
Translated from the Spanish.
Summary A middle-class, directionless ox of a young man who helps the trash pickers of Buenos Aires's shantytown attracts the attention of a corrupt policeman who would use anyone including innocent kids to break a drug ring he believes is operating in the slum. By the author of An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter.
Note "Originally published in Spanish as La Villa by Emecã Editores S.A., Argentina in 2001; published in conjunction with the literary Agency Michael Gaeb/Berlin."
Print version record.
Subject Argentine fiction -- Translations into English.
Argentine literature -- Translations into English.
Drug dealers -- Fiction.
Police corruption -- Fiction.
Young men -- Fiction.
Slums -- Fiction.
Ragpickers -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Fiction.
Argentine fiction. (OCoLC)fst00814261
Argentine literature. (OCoLC)fst00814270
Drug dealers. (OCoLC)fst01432137
Police corruption. (OCoLC)fst01068588
Ragpickers. (OCoLC)fst01198516
Slums. (OCoLC)fst01121194
Young men. (OCoLC)fst01183263
Argentina -- Buenos Aires. (OCoLC)fst01205786
Genre Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Noir fiction.
Electronic books.
Addl. Author Andrews, Chris, 1962- translator.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Addl. Title Villa. English
Related To Print version: Aira, César, 1949- Villa. English. Shantytown 9780811221580 (DLC) 2013027464 (OCoLC)829988854
ISBN 9780811221580 electronic bk.
081122158X electronic bk.

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