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A Cup of Tea in Pamplona - [SIGNED By AUTHOR]

Laxalt, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0874171016 / ISBN 13: 9780874171013
Edité par University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV, USA., 1985
Etat : Collectible Couverture rigide
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FINE/nFINE. Brown cloth boards. FLAT SIGNED by AUTHOR on half title page with inscription from Robert Laxalt and his wife, to personal friend, dated 1985. A Superb copy. [B12]. N° de réf. du libraire 012463

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Titre : A Cup of Tea in Pamplona - [SIGNED By AUTHOR...

Éditeur : University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV, USA.

Date d'édition : 1985

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Collectible

Signé : Signed by Author

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In this slim tale, Laxalt shows the ugly, desperate, and sometimes violent world of the contrabandiers, Basque smugglers in the Pyrenees. Set in the 1960s, the terse story begins with Nikolas, driven by his family’s financial despair, taking on work from Gregorio, the patrón of a small team of smugglers. Nikolas must smuggle fifty horses over the mountain ridges between France and Spain. If he’s caught, jail and ruin are certain; death is possible. This engrossing novella, told with tight narration and compelling dialogue, shows the grinding poverty and ethnic tensions in Basque lands, fifty years ago. 

About the Author:

Robert Laxalt was the author of Sweet Promised Land and numerous other acclaimed novels and nonfiction titles. He founded and was the first director of the University of Nevada Press. 

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