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Blue label / Eduardo Sánchez Rugeles ; translated by Paul Filev ; [afterword by Alberto Barrera Tyszka].

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Sánchez Rugeles, Eduardo J., 1977- author. (Author).
Filev, Paul, translator. (Added Author).
Barrera, Alberto, writer of afterword. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Fiction Sanchez Rugeles (Text) 31307023404686 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781885983572
  • ISBN: 1885983573
  • Physical Description: 237 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Turtle Point Press edition.
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, New York : Turtle Point Press , 2018.

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General Note:
First published in Spanish in 2010 by Libros de El Nacional as Blue label/Etiqueta Azul.
Summary, etc.:
"Eugenia Blanc, a young Caraqueñan and quintessential teenager at war with the world around her, has one aim: after graduating from high school, to abandon Venezuela definitively. She embarks on a spontaneous road trip in a banged-up Fiat with her rebellious classmate Luis Tévez, in search of her grandfather, the one person who can provide her with the documents that would allow her to leave the country. While Eugenia and Luis's tentative, troubled romance unfolds during the Chávez era, the story also looks back at Venezuela's "lost decade" of the 1990s, a time of intractable violence, inequality, corruption, and instability that led to Chávez's election. With an unvarnished fluidity that brings to mind Jack Kerouac and a crazy-ass playlist that ranges from REM to Bob Dylan to El Canto del Loco to Shakira, Blue Label is an audacious, dark novel with a gut-punch of an ending; the prize-winning first book by a writer who has cemented his reputation as a major young Latin American voice."--provided by publisher.
Subject: Teenagers > Venezuela > Fiction.
Automobile travel > Venezuela > Fiction.
Middle class > Venezuela > Fiction.
Urban youth > Venezuela > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
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