Andres Neuman: "Talking To Ourselves"

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Andres Neuman: "Talking To Ourselves"

A dying father takes his 10-year-old son on their last road trip together and the mother is left to deal with her grief: The latest novel by one of Latin America's most respected young writers.

The father of a 10-year-old boy named Lito is dying. Wanting to create memories for his son, he takes him on a road trip - just the two of them. Lito's mother stays behind and is forced to confront her grief and unknown future without her husband. The latest novel by one of Latin America's leading young writers shares the journey of three members of a close-knit family as they move toward inevitable loss. Their story is told in three distinct voices - those of a child, a woman and a terminally ill man. It's a story of grief, courage and love.


Andres Neuman

writer and poet, author of "Una Vez Argentina" (Once in Argentina); elected to the Bogota-39 list of outstanding young Latin American authors.

Read An Excerpt

Excerpted from TALKING TO OURSELVES: A Novel by Andrés Neuman, published in April 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. Copyright © 2012 by Andrés Neuman. Translation copyright © 2014 by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia. All rights reserved.

Talking To Ourselves

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