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Widows

Widows

(1983)
(A book in the Resistance Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
In this moving novel set in a Greek village in 1942, the corpses of "disappeared" men wash ashore. The village women claim the bodies as husbands and fathers, even though their faces are unrecognizable. A tug of war ensues between the local police, who insist the women cannot identify their loved ones, and the women, who demand the right to bury their dead. Their standoff becomes a struggle for dignity and honor against the forces of fascism. First published in 1983 and anticipating some of the themes of his award-winning play Death and the Maiden, Widows is Ariel Dorfman's eloquent tribute to those who have perished under totalitarian regimes. This is a classic parable of individual courage in the face of oppression from a "literary grandmaster" (Time). "Lyrical and even elegiac ... Dorfman gives flesh to a human rights issue of our time."-- Chicago Tribune

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2008 : UK Hardback
Title: Widows
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-573-65133-7 / 978-0-573-65133-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Samuel French
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May 1983 : USA Hardback
Title: Widows
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-394-52712-7 / 978-0-394-52712-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
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1983 : UK Hardback
Title: WIDOWS.
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-86104-723-0 / 978-0-86104-723-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pluto Press
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Paperback Editions

July 2002 : USA Paperback
Title: Widows: A Novel
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 1-58322-483-1 / 978-1-58322-483-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
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February 1997 : UK Paperback
Title: Widows (NHB Modern Plays)
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman, Tony Kushner
ISBN: 1-85459-376-5 / 978-1-85459-376-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
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March 1997 : UK Paperback
Title: Widows & Last Waltz In Santiago
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-340-69518-8 / 978-0-340-69518-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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February 1989 : UK Paperback
Title: Widows (King Penguin)
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-14-011659-1 / 978-0-14-011659-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin USA (P)
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September 1984 : USA Paperback
Title: WIDOWS (Aventura)
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-394-71108-4 / 978-0-394-71108-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 1983 : UK Paperback
Title: Widows (Abacus Books)
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-349-10779-3 / 978-0-349-10779-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Kindle Editions

January 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Widows: A Novel
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
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