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 Manuel Puig

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Manuel Puig

Birth
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death 22 Jul 1990 (aged 57)
Cuernavaca, Cuernavaca Municipality, Morelos, Mexico
Burial La Plata, Partido de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Memorial ID 9679765 View Source
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Argentinian Writer. He left Argentina after receiving threats and because of the censorship, and established in Brasil and finally in Mexico. He was best know for his book "El Beso de la Mujer Araña" (The Kiss of Spider Woman), adapted to the cinema in 1985 for Hector Babenco, where he talk about his homosexuality. Others books are: "La Traición de Rita Hayworth" (Betrayed by Rita Hayworth), "Boquitas Pintadas" (Hearbreak Tango), "The Buenos Aires Affair," "Maldición Eterna a Quién Lea estas Páginas" (Eternal Curse on Readers of These Pages), "Pubis Angelical," Cae la Noche Tropical" (Tropical Night Falling) and "Humedad Relativa 95%" that left unfinished.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 19 Oct 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9679765
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9679765/manuel-puig : accessed ), memorial page for Manuel Puig (28 Dec 1932–22 Jul 1990), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9679765, citing Cementerio de la Plata, La Plata, Partido de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated.