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Hispanic Writers

"Biographical sketches of some 400 influential literary, political, and scholarly authors from the US, Spain, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Spanish-speaking countries of South and Central America."

"Literary greats like Benito Perez Galdos, Ruben Dario, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez are included, along with political figures such as Nicaraguan priest Ernesto Cardenal, former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez, and Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. About 60% of the entries are new sketches; the remainder are updated from their appearance in Gale's Contemporary authors." (

Available in print: PQ7081.3 .H58 1991