The Campaign

The Campaign

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
Baltasar Bustos--an inflamed revolutionary democrat--sneaks into the bedroom of the wife of the Marquise de Cabra and kidnaps her baby, replacing it with the child of a black prostitute, and falls instantly in love with the Marquise's sleeping wife

McMillan Palgrave
In this witty and enthralling saga of revolutionary South America, Carlos Fuentes explores the period of profound upheaval he calls" the romantic time." His hero, Baltasar Bustos, the son of a wealthy landowner, kidnaps the baby of a prominent judge, replacing it with the black baby of a prostitute. When he catches sight of the baby's mother, though, he falls instatnly in love with her and sets off on an anguished journey to repent his act and win her love.


Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1991
ISBN: 9780374118280
0374118280
Branch Call Number: F FUE
Characteristics: 246p. ; 24cm

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