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The Caranchos of Florida (novel)

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'The Caranchos of Florida' (Spanish:'Los Caranchos de la Florida') is a novel by the Argentine writer Benito Lynch, which was first published in 1916.Williams p.10 The title refers to the crested caracara, a bird of prey known in Spanish as "Caranchos", and used as a pejorative similar to the English "vulture". The Florida in the title refers to a cattle ranch in rural Argentina, rather than the American state of the same name. It is part of the Gaucho literature genre.

In 1938 it was adapted into a film of the same title.



* Williams, Raymond Leslie. 'The Twentieth-Century Spanish American Novel'. University of Texas Press, 2009.

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