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Carlos Fuentes

Carlos FuentesAKA Carlos Fuentes Macías

Born: 11-Nov-1928
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama
Died: 15-May-2012
Location of death: Mexico City, Mexico
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Diplomat

Nationality: Mexico
Executive summary: La muerte de Artemio Cruz

Father: Rafael Fuentes Boettiger (Mexican diplomat)
Mother: Berta Macías Rivas
Wife: Rita Macedo (actress, div. 1966, one daughter)
Daughter: Natasha Fuentes (d. 22-Aug-2005)
Wife: Sylvia Lemus (m. 1973, one son, one daughter)
Son: Carlos Rafael Fuentes (d. 1999 hemophilia)

    University: Colegio de México
    Professor: LLB, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (1948)
    Professor: RFK Professor of Latin American Studies, Harvard University (1987-)

    Mexican Ambassador to France (1975-77)
    Communist Party
    Academy of Achievement (2006)
    Cervantes Prize 1987
    Revista Mexicana de Literatura Co-Founder (1954)
    New Perspectives Quarterly Advisory Board
    John P. McGovern Award 1992

Is the subject of books:
Carlos Fuentes and the Dilemmas of a Mexican Modernity, 1998, BY: Maarten van Delden

Author of books:
Los días enmascaradas (1954, short stories)
La región más transparente (1958, novel, "Where the Air is Clear")
La muerte de Artemio Cruz (1962, novel, "The Death of Artemio Cruz")
Cambio de piel (1967, novel, "A Change of Skin")
Zona sagrada (1967)
Cumpleaños (1969)
La nueva novela hispanoamericana (1969)
El tuerto es rey (1971)
Diana o la cazadora solitaria (1972)
Terra Nostra (1975, novel)
The Hydra Head (1978)
Agua quemada (1981)
Orquídeas a la luz de la luna (1982)
Gringo viejo (1985, novel, "The Old Gringo")
Cristóbal Nonato (1987)
The Campaign (1990)
Ceremonias del alba (1991)
El naranjo (1993, "The Orange Tree")
A New Time For Mexico (1994)
La frontera de cristal (1995)
Los años con Laura Díaz (1999)
En esto creo (2002)
Contra Bush (2004)


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