Ricardo Güiraldes

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Güiraldes, Ricardo


Born Feb. 13, 1886, in Buenos Aires; died Nov. 11, 1927, in Paris. Argentine writer. Güiraldes’ most famous novel was Don Segundo Sombra (1926; Russian translation, 1960), in which he celebrated the life and labor of the gauchos—the freedom-loving cowboys of the South American pampas.


Obras completas. Madrid, 1930.


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