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After Shocks / Near Escapes

A novel by

A 38-year-old woman's reflections on the 1960 Chilean earthquake and the influence of that disaster on her family. The after shocks are the effects of a world turned upside down: the near escapes, the perseverance of humanity through memory. By the author of "The Two Deaths of Senora Puccini".


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Hardback Editions

June 1991 : USA Hardback

Title: After Shocks/Near Escapes: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen Dobyns
ISBN: 0-670-83914-0 / 978-0-670-83914-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

July 1992 : UK Paperback

Title: After Shocks/Near Escapes
Author(s): Stephen Dobyns
ISBN: 0-14-015358-6 / 978-0-14-015358-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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