The country of Toó

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Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, [2023].
First edition.
9781771965149, 1771965142
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209 pages ; 21 cm.


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Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, [2023].
First edition.
9781771965149, 1771965142


General Note
Translation of: El Pais de Toó.
"This sumptuously written thriller asks probing questions about how we live with each other and with our planet. The Cobra is a hard man in a brutal world. Expelled from El Salvador after a drug bust and working as a Guatemalan businessman's enforcer, he meets and comes to admire Polo, a human rights campaigner who defends the Mayan people. When the Cobra's boss orders him to murder Polo, a last-minute stab of conscience brings him into conflict with drug-dealing oligarchs. Now a marked man, he's offered a chance to escape to a remote Mayan community facing down its own assassin: the encroaching mining companies who want the land regardless of their impact on the planet. Can the Cobra change his solipsistic ways and learn to defend a culture caught in the crosshairs of another kind of battle? By the writer Roberto Bolaño has called the most rigorous of his generation, Rodrigo Rey Rosa's The Country of Toó is gripping thriller about power and redemption."--,Provided by publisher.
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Issued also in electronic format.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rey Rosa, R., & Henighan, S. (2023). The country of Toó (First edition.). Biblioasis.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rey Rosa, Rodrigo, 1958- and Stephen Henighan. 2023. The Country of Toó. Biblioasis.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rey Rosa, Rodrigo, 1958- and Stephen Henighan. The Country of Toó Biblioasis, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rey Rosa, Rodrigo, and Stephen Henighan. The Country of Toó First edition., Biblioasis, 2023.

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