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La guaracha del Macho Camacho by Luis Rafael Sánchez

For fans of prose that can shake its lexical bootay like a master groover, this is the next book you read. One of my favorites. It kept my attention despite dragging in places. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This world is ruled by publicitary language and by the insidious ellipsis that obstruct communication and hide reality.

The guaracha – ‘Life is a Phenomenal Thing’ – punctuates the narrative guarachq captures, in turn, the thoughts of a senator and his son stuck, separately, in a traffic jamhis wife at her therapist’s office, and his mistress waiting for him cqmacho her apartment. Macho Camacho’s Beat Paperback. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

It shocked me to the core, but I only because I could not believe no one had written it before. Una obra tragicomica tan bailable como el genero musical sugerido en el titulo.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. An excellent translation of an almost untranslatable book. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Recomiendo mucho la lectura de este texto para aquellos que aman el Caribe y quieren respirar salsa.

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Desde su publicacion en esta obra se convirtio en el texto literario puertorriqueno mas difundido en el siglo XX. Esto ha sido raro, raro Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Brenda Mejia rated it really liked it Aug 05, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The mistress is just trying to get by and get money for her developmentally delayed kid.

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One person found this helpful. Open Preview See a Problem? For fans of word-play and riffing – similar to Elkin and Forest macno al – and very much worth spending time with. Also it is read best in its original spanish form, which is very particular to the puertorican use of languag I can’t say I liked this book because the truth is I won’t ever re-read it if I have a choice.

Sep 04, Mae rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the face of such ‘Americanization’, the author seems to be saying, prospects for a robust independent Puerto Rican identity are not good. Write a customer review.

Jun 03, Raphaelus rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 04, Marie Lopez rated it it was amazing. La vida en PR no ha cambiado mucho desde los ‘ My favorite puertorrican writer. I gave it 3 stars instead of 2 only because I acknowledge the critique about the media and puertorican attitudes it developes is amazingly relevant; it is rich in popular culture references as well. Trivia About La guaracha del M Published January 1st by Ediciones Catedra S.

Jul 15, Alejandro rated it liked it. Customers who bought this camwcho also bought. Cultura, verdad, crudeza gusracha humor para no llorar. A creative musical writing style, african, spanish and taino mixed in one–very puertorrican. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


Probably really a 4 star read, but the extra star is for the translation, which is simply breathtaking. It was a relief to finish it.

La guaracha del Macho Camacho

When he is not playing nasty tricks on prostitutes, their son is in love with his Ferrari. I was drawn to A snapshot of San Juan, Puerto Rico in the mid s that covers barely more than the few minutes it takes for a hit guaracya to be played on the radio.

Lists with This Book. The wealthy family is basically a caricature: His wife is into spending it. Feb 02, Nicole rated it it was ok.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Si uno no es de Puerto Camwcho, como es mi caso, este libro presenta buenos retos para aprender cosas nuevas.

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In translation, however, these pleasures must largely be imagined rather than experienced. The words leap out of the guaraacha and seduce you, much like the whore from the first page, whom the reader gives “a look, a cautious look, or the shadow of a look I read this book in Spanish at the time of its publishing.

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