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Author: Marysa Navarro, Nicholas Fraser Narrator: Wanda McCaddon Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: June 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781538483879

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The story begins in a dusty village lost in the Argentine pampas, where a girl, born out of wedlock, scrambles her way to the capital city by the time she is fifteen. It ends with the embalmed corpse of Eva Perõn being hidden away by nervous politicians for fear that if the working people of Argentina knew where it was buried, it would inspire them to revolution.

In between, she became first the actress Eva Duarte, then the mistress of colonel Perõn, before becoming in October 1945--after the "shirtless ones" had swept Perõn into office--the president's wife. In the colorful, tumultuous setting of postwar Argentina, she wielded a power, spiritual and practical, that has few parallels outside of hereditary monarchy. She was literally idolized by millions but was hated and feared by many as well once she became Evita, the legend.

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About the Author

Nicholas Fraser has worked as a journalist for the London Times, Sunday Times, and the BBC. He coauthored Eva Peron with Marysa Navarro.

About the Narrator

Wanda McCaddon (a.k.a. Nadia May or Donada Peters) has narrated well over six hundred titles for major audiobook publishers, has earned numerous Earphones Awards, and was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine.