(TV Series documentary)
Himself - Biographer
Author of the novel, "El Cantor De Tango" published in English as "The Tango Singer" by Bloomsbury in 2006 translation by Anne McLean.
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Tomas Eloy Martinez | Tomás Eloy Martinez
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Nothing is true; at the same time everything is true. You see in my part of the world, documents often were falsified by governments. There is almost nothing authentic. If those in power have the right to imagine a history that is false, why then shouldn't novelists attempt with their imaginations to discover the truth.
He fled to Paris and later to Venezuela before coming to the United States in the 1980s where he taught at the University of Maryland in College Park and later at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey where he taught in the Spanish and Portuguese Department from 1995 until his death.