chapter  6
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Saving the Costa Rican Rainforest

Anacristina Rossi’s Mad About Gandoca Translation and Commentary
WithRegina Root

Anacristina Rossi: When Mad About Gandoca first appeared in Costa Rica in 1992, reviewers were quick to inquire about the links between the protagonist of the novel, Daniela, and my own personal history. I would like to shed light on some of these parallels as well as the current situation of the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge.