The Old Gringo

The Old Gringo

Paperback, 208 pages

Published February 20th 2007 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux


One of Carlos Fuentes's greatest works,

tells the story of Ambrose Bierce, the American writer, soldier, and journalist, and of his last mysterious days in Mexico living among Pancho Villa's soldiers, particularly his encounter with General Tomas Arroyo. In the end, the incompatibility ......more


About the author(Carlos Fuentes)

Carlos Fuentes Macías was a Mexican writer and one of the best-known novelists and essayists of the 20th century in the Spanish-speaking world. Fuentes influenced contemporary Latin American literature, and his works have been widely translated into English and other languages.

Fuentes wa......more

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