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David Unger is the author of La Casita (Mexico: CIDCLI, 2012), The Price of Escape (New York: Akashic Books, 2011), Para mi, eres divina (Mexico: Random House Mondadori, 2011), Ni chicha, ni limonada (Guatemala: F y G Editores, 2009) and Life in the Damn Tropics (Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004). He has also translated fourteen books from the Spanish. He is the recipient of the Guatemalan Literary Council’s 2014 Miguel Ángel Asturias National Prize for Literature, the highest award for literature in Guatemala.
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