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Carlos Fuentes


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19990428, 19950807, 19940523

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's most celebrated novelist, discusses The Orange Tree, a collection of five novellas that tell such stories as Columbus arriving in the New World and the fate of Hernan Cortez's sons. He reads from this work and talks about his process of weaving history into his fiction.

| Subject Matter: Mexico, History, Culture | Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: National Prize in Literature in Mexico, Italy’s Cavour Award, Príncipe de Asturias Award of Spain |

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