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Tinisima by Elena Poniatowska

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Published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in New York .
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Subjects:

  • Modotti, Tina, 1896-1942 -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementElena Poniatowska ; translated by Katherine Silver.
ContributionsSilver, Katherine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7297.P63 T5613 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 357 p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL995210M
ISBN 100374277850
LC Control Number96033810

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For this fictionalized account of the life of Tina Modotti (), Elena Poniatowska devoted ten years of research to fully understand the woman who was so caught up in the social and political turbulence of the pre-World War II decades/5. An Amazon Book with Buzz: "The Second Home" by Christina Clancy "A sure-footed ode to the strength of family, the depth of loss, and the power of forgiveness." - J. Ryan Stradal Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your /5(13).   A tour de force, Tinisima is a work to treasure." Elena Poniatowska is the award-winning author of over fifty books. Born in France to a Mexican citizen of French ancestry, she now lives in Mexico City. In , she was honored with the Legion de Honor del Gobierno de Francia. Poniatowska has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and an Emeritus Pages:   Tinisima by Elena Poniatowska. Paperback (Spanish-language Edition) $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Elena Poniatowska is the award-winning author of over fifty books. Born in France to a Mexican citizen of French ancestry, she now lives Brand: Grupo Planeta - México.

The book came quickly and covered in plastic. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Oscar L. Vazquez. out of 5 stars Una Vida, Una Época. Reviewed in the United States on Novem /5(13).   Book Overview For this fictionalized account of the life of Tina Modotti (), Elena Poniatowska devoted ten years of research to fully understand the woman who was so caught up in the social and political turbulence of the pre-World War II decades.5/5(5). For this fictionalized account of the life of Tina Modotti (), Elena Poniatowska devoted ten years of research to fully understand the woman who was so caught up in the social and.   Elena Poniatowska is the award-winning author of over fifty books, including Lilus Kikus (UNM Press). Poniatowska has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and an Emeritus Fellowship from Mexico's National Council of Culture and Arts. In , she became the first woman to win the Mexican National Award for s:

Tinisima opens with a vibrant description of the assassination of Julio Antonio Mella, a Cuban revolutionary fighting in s Mexico, and captures the reader with the intrigue surrounding the trail of his accused murderer, Tina Modetti, well-known as his lover. What follows is a fictionalized account of Modetti’s life – an Italian-American famous for both [ ].   Elena Poniatowska is a fervent, eloquent, and important writer in Spanish about the plight of the disenfranchised. In "Tinisima," Poniatowska uses 1, pages of interviews, collected over 16 years, to imagine dialogue and interior monologues and from them to create a portrait of Tina Modotti /5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Tinisima by Elena Poniatowska; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction; People: Tina Modotti (). A dramatic, fast-paced fictionalization of the life of photographer and political activist Tina Modotti, by the Mexican author whose works in English translation include the novel Dear Diego (not reviewed) and the nonfiction Massacre in Mexico (). Poniatowska begins her crowded narrative in , with the assassination of radical leader Julio Antonio Mella, Modotti's comrade-in-arms and.