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For the Power-Hungry, a Dog's Death Waited; DEATH AS A WAY OF LIFE.. By Francisco Ayala. Translated by Joan MacLean from the Spanish, “Muertes de Petro.” 218 pp. New York: The Macmillan Company. $4.95.
IN this somber, grotesque and caustically lucid novel, human life could not possibly be less worth living. The setting is an unidentified Central American republic ruled despotically by President Anton Bocanegra and his First Lady, the lewd and scheming Dona Concha. From the beginning of the story, every character, with the exception of the narrator, Luis Pinedo, has died a dog's death (hence the original title of the work, “Muertes de Perro”).
Ms. Beck established the small alternative museum the Drawing Center in SoHo in 1977, and marshaled modest grants to organize exhibitions of major-museum quality.
As Mary Burke Nicholas, the name by which she was known before 1994, Mrs. Washington held prominent government posts in New York throughout the 1970s and ’80s.
Part of a mid-20th-century cadre of sophists, he wrote prodigiously, and iconoclastically, in left-leaning journals while earning distinction as a sociologist.
The dairy farmer’s family vehemently denied the animals were neglected, and said they may have died from pneumonia.
A longtime Democratic assemblyman, Mr. Farrell was a trusted, gentlemanly party leader in New York and once ran for mayor.
Professor Flores, a pioneer in studying “Nuyorican” culture, was the director of Latino studies at New York University and an advocate for Puerto Rican writers.
Douglass, who was described as an adviser to President Lincoln, a skillful writer and orator and an activist for abolition and women’s suffrage, died suddenly.
Hopes in the Binghamton area for an economic revival led by hydraulic fracturing and a luxury casino were dashed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
Five-year-old Brooklyn boy chokes to death while playing with piece of rubber glove (S)
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