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In a State of Memory - Mercado, Tununa, and Kahn, Peter (Translated by), and Franco, Jean (Introduction by)
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In a State of Memory is a novelistic memoir about exile, displacement, and return. Tununa Mercado explores the psychological and physical effects of the narrator's transition into a life in exile: the splintering of her identity, the difficulties of incorporating herself into a host culture, her physical illness, and the haunting memories of her past and the loved ones she left behind. In exile the narrator is constantly confronted with the vicariousness of her experiences--she wears secondhand clothes, buys secondhand ...

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In a State of Memory 2001, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803282698

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In a State of Memory 2001, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803231573

Hardcover