Nicholas Fraser Writing Styles in Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron

Nicholas Fraser
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Perspective

Authors Nicholas Fraser and Marysa Navarro seek to project a nuanced perspective in their treatment of Evita, her life and those around her. They note that, while Evita's short life was one of the most interesting in the twentieth century, the way her life was used by different individuals for their own purposes is just as interesting. The authors published several editions of the book and have updated it as new sources come to life. Their aim is to preserve a genuine image of Evita, the real person, not the myth, not the wife of the tyrant, not the saint of the poor in Argentina.

The authors do not relentlessly expose Evita's flaws. Instead, they report the details in a matter of fact way, warts and all. They defend Evita against rumors spread by her detractors, such as that she "slept her way to the top" and so...

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