Frigerio, Marta Lía (1925–1985)

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Frigerio, Marta Lía (1925–1985)

Argentinean novelist, short-story writer, socialist and feminist. Name variations: Marta Lynch. Born 1925 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; committed suicide 1985; married a lawyer, 1953.

Social and political writer, participated in government of Arturo Frondisi; wrote articles for La Nación and Clarin, among others; pulished the novel La alfombra roja (The Red Carpet, 1962), about Argentinean politics; other novels include Al Vencedor (To the Winner, 1965), La Señora Ordoñez (1968), El cruce del río (1970), La penúltima versión de la colorada Villanueva (1978), Informe bajo llave (1983), and the bestselling No te duermas, no me dejes (1985).