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Ana María Shua

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Ana María Shua has earned a prominent place in contemporary Argentine fiction with the publication of over forty books in nearly every literary genre: novels, short stories, short short stories, poetry, theater, childrens fiction, books of humor and Jewish folklore, film scripts, and essays. Her award-winning works have been translated to many languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, and Korean, among others. She has received numerous national and international awards, and a Guggenheim Fellowship for her novel El libro de los recuerdos (The Book of Memories, 1994). Her other novels include: Soy Paciente (Patient, 1980), Los amores de Laurita (Laurita's Loves, 1984), which was made into a movie, and La muerte como efecto secundario (Death as a Side Effect, 1997). "The Rematch" is a translation of her short story "La revancha," which appears in her collection of short stories Como una buena madre (Like a Good Mother, 2001).

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