"Carmen Boullosa is, in my opinion, a true master."—Alvaro MutisPart bildungsroman, part ghost story, part revenge novel, Before tells the story of a woman who returns to the landscape of her childhood to overcome the fear that held her captive as a girl. This powerful exploration of the path to womanhood and lost innocence won Mexico's two most prestigious literary prizes.Carmen Boullosa, one of Mexico's leading writers, has published nearly twenty novels. Her most recent novel, Texas: The Great Theft, won the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award and was shortlisted for the 2015 PEN Translation Award.
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Carmen Boullosa (México, 1954). En 1989 recibió el premio Xavier Villaurrutia por su novela Antes, y cinco NY/EMMYs por el programa de televisión Nueva York. Ha sido profesora en Columbia University, Georgetown University, NYU y City College en CUNY.