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Fernanda Nicolini - Alicia Beltrami
The Oesterhelds

(Los Oesterheld)

Biographies and Personalities / History and Biographies

  • Published: 01/07/2016
  • ISBN: 9789500754620
  • 416 pages

The Eternaut is an Argentinian science fiction graphic novel often interpreted as an analogy of the coup d’états that Argentina went through. This is the first book to tell the story of the family of the creator of The Eternaut, Héctor Germán Oesterheld, wiped out by the dictatorship that kidnapped and killed also his four daughters and their husbands, and disappeared his grandchildren. This book tells of the lives of the Oesterhelds, a very special family in the northern part of Larger Buenos Aires, cultured and refined, whose daughters were educated at Northlands and ended up becoming revolutionary Peronist militants until their disappearance.

About the author

Fernanda Nicolini is a contributor to Página/12, Veintitrés, Rolling Stone, Gatopardo, among others. She is currently the director of the magazine Brando.

Alicia Beltrami worked at the newspapers Perfil and Crítica de la Argentina. She works at the newspaper BAE.

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