Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

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"Captivating...a story of blood, hatred, vengeance, and politics."-Radio-Canada Alberto Ventura has travelled to Chile to attend the funeral of his father, Roberto. A man hated and loved both by his family and the local people, Roberto was known in the village as an enigma, a rake, a controversial boss, and a quick-tempered thug. It's said that he has destroyed the family land by mass-farming eucalyptus trees, and he's known to have killed a local boy in a fit of rage. Yet as Alberto delves into the rumours that obscure his father's death-was it natural causes, vengeance, murder, or self-sacrifice?-he finds the reputation at stake is his own. In a breath-catching story of race and identity, rife with Chile's centuries-old tension between natives and local landowners, Mauricio Segura's Eucalyptus investigates the flashpoint of one village community in an expanding world.--Back cover.
Publisher: Windsor, Ontario :, Biblioasis,, [2013]
Edition: First edition
Description: 150 pages ; 20 cm
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781927428375
Branch Call Number: Segu
Additional Contributors: Winkler, Donald
Segura, Mauricio 1969-,

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