Carlos Fuentes: Save America's Treasures SelectionFiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 20120928
In this 1994 interview by former New Letters on the Air host, Rebekah Presson, the late Carlos Fuentes talks about his collection of five novellas, The Orange Tree. He gives insight into historical stories, such as Columbus arriving in the New World or his imagined meeting between Cortes and Montezuma. Fuentes discusses the importance of history in his work and what it means to be called upon to be a spokesman for Mexico.
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