What we become : a novel

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Caistor, Nick translator.
Garcia, Lorenza, translator.
New York : Atria Books, 2016.
First edition.
9781476751986, 1476751986
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453 pages ; 24 cm
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New York : Atria Books, 2016.
First edition.
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9781476751986, 1476751986


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"Originally published in Spain in 2012 by Santillana Ediciones Generales, S. L. as El tango de la Guardia Vieja" -- Verso title page.
En route from Lisbon to Buenos Aires in 1928, Max and Mecha meet aboard a luxurious transatlantic cruise ship. There Max teaches the stunning stranger and her erudite husband to dance the tango. A steamy affair ignites at sea and continues as the seedy decadence of Buenos Aires envelops the secret lovers. Nice, 1937. Still drawn to one another a decade later, Max and Mecha rekindle their dalliance. In the wake of a perilous mission gone awry, Mecha looks after her charming paramour until a deadly encounter with a Spanish spy forces him to flee. Sorento, 1966. Max once again runs into trouble--and Mecha. She offers him temporary shelter from the KGB agents on his trail, but their undeniable attraction offers only a small glimmer of hope that their paths will ever cross again. Arturo Pérez-Reverte is at his finest here, offering readers a bittersweet, richly rendered portrait of a powerful, forbidden love story that burns brightly over forty years, from the fervor of youth to the dawn of old age.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Pérez-Reverte, A., Caistor, N., & Garcia, L. (2016). What we become: a novel (First edition.). Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo, Nick Caistor and Lorenza, Garcia. 2016. What We Become: A Novel. Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo, Nick Caistor and Lorenza, Garcia. What We Become: A Novel Atria Books, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo,, Nick Caistor, and Lorenza Garcia. What We Become: A Novel First edition., Atria Books, 2016.

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