The Campaign

The Campaign

Book - 1991
Rate this:
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
Branch Call Number: F FUE
Characteristics: 246p. ; 24cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings

No similar edition of this title was found at DPL.

Try searching for The Campaign to see if DPL owns related versions of the work.

Suggest for Purchase

To Top