In the Cold of the Malecon

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New York, Toronto, Sydney: n.p., n.d. 474- 481. In that case, the decision of the Regional Committee must be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Contracting States. It is slightly smaller than the state of Connecticut. One is that transactions do not take into account the effect on others who are not party to the transaction. The term has become as artificial and clichéd as the stifled Surrealism the Cuban novelist was denouncing, and one hesitates to employ it when referring to today’s literary works from the Caribbean because their diversity and their scope do not allow for such reductionistic labels.

Pages: 152

Publisher: City Lights Publishers (January 1, 2001)

ISBN: B00A17Y83W

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