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Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron Summary
Nicholas Fraser

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Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron Summary

Plot Summary

Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron is a short biography of one of the most important political figures in recent Latin American history who has been transformed into a cultural symbol through popular musicals and movies over the last several decades. The purpose of the biography is to separate the myth of Evita from the reality. While the authors give credit to Evita's genuine accomplishments, they are careful to expose her real humanity, failures and eccentricities rather than treating her as a romantic heroine of the people, as many regard her in Argentina.

Eva Duarte was born one of five children who were the offspring of a relationship between her father, Juan Duarte and her mother, Doña Juana, who served as his mistress. Duarte had several other children with his wife and left Evita's family penniless. She grew up in modest poverty until her older siblings...

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