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Peel My Love Like an Onion

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The seductive world of flamenco forms the backdrop for a classic tale of independence found, lost, and reclaimed. Like Bizet's legendary gypsy, Carmen "La Coja" (The Cripple) Santos is hilarious, passionate, triumphant, and mesmerizing. A renowned flamenco dancer in Chicago despite the legacy of childhood polio, Carmen has long enjoyed an affair with Agustín, the married director of her troupe--a romance that's now growing stale. When she begins a new, passionate liaison with Manolo, Agustín's grandson and a dancer of natural genius, an angry rivalry is sparked. Carmen finally makes her way back to happiness in this funny, fiery story that's equal parts soap opera, tragicomedy, and rhapsody.


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Hardback Editions

September 1999 : USA Hardback

Title: Peel My Love Like an Onion
Author(s): Ana Castillo
ISBN: 0-385-49676-1 / 978-0-385-49676-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

December 2000 : Australia Paperback

Title: Peel My Love Like an Onion
Author(s): Ana Castilo
ISBN: 0-7322-6959-8 / 978-0-7322-6959-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
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September 2000 : USA Paperback

Title: Peel My Love Like an Onion: A Novel
Author(s): Ana Castillo
ISBN: 0-385-49677-X / 978-0-385-49677-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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