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The Museum of Useless Efforts (European Women Writers)

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Spanish (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTobias Hecht (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11212012M
    ISBN 10080323726X
    ISBN 109780803237261
    OCLC/WorldCa44681816

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"The Museum of Useless Efforts" is a marvelous collection of short stories by Cristina Peri Rossi, a writer from Uruguay who has lived in exile in Spain. The stories have been translated into English by Tobias Hecht/5(2).

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