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Betrayed by Rita Hayworth

Betrayed by Rita Hayworth

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0393313840
ISBN13
9780393313840
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Manuel Puig's celebrated first novel is a startling anatomy of a small town in thrall to its own petty lusts, betrayals, scandals, thefts, and gossip—but most of all, to the movies. Centering around a boy named Toto, privy to the town's secrets and always eager to fill in the ugly or upsetting mome ...more

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Manuel Puig (born Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne) was an Argentinian author. Among his best known novels are La traición de Rita Hayworth (1968) (Betrayed by Rita Hayworth ), Boquitas pintadas (1969) (Heartbreak Tango ), and El beso de la mujer araña (1976) (Kiss of the Spider Woman ), which was made into a film by the Argentine-Brazilian Director, Héctor Babenco and in 1993 into a Broadway musical....more