Chilean poet : a novel

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McDowell, Megan, translator.
New York : Viking, [2022].
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New York : Viking, [2022].
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358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


"The internationally acclaimed author, heralded as one of the most important writers of his generation, returns with the most substantial work of his career: an emotionally captivating, very funny novel about fathers and sons, ambition and failure, and the many forms of family"--,Provided by publisher.
Nine years after their bewildering breakup, aspiring poet Gonzalo reunites with his high school girlfriend, Carla, now the mother of a six-year-old son, Vicente. Soon the three form a happy sort-of family--a stepfamily, though no such word exists in their language. After a few years, their ambitions pull the lovers in different directions, but traces of Gonzalo remain: Vicente inherits his love of poetry. When, at eighteen, he meets Pru, an American journalist literally and figuratively lost in Santiago, he encourages her to write about Chilean poets--not the famous, dead kind, your Nerudas or Mistrals or Bolaos, but rather the living, everyday poets, who are also a kind of family. By the time Pru's article is published, Gonzalo has returned to Chile. But will he and Vicente find their way back to one another?

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Zambra, A., & McDowell, M. (2022). Chilean poet: a novel . Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Zambra, Alejandro, 1975- and Megan, McDowell. 2022. Chilean Poet: A Novel. Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Zambra, Alejandro, 1975- and Megan, McDowell. Chilean Poet: A Novel Viking, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Zambra, Alejandro, and Megan McDowell. Chilean Poet: A Novel Viking, 2022.

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