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Matar A Un Ruise Or

Author : Harper Lee
ISBN : 9788490195536
Genre : Fiction
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Un clásico de la literatura del siglo XX. «Dispara a todos los grajos que quieras, si puedes acertarles, pero recuerda que es pecado matar a un ruiseñor.» Este es el consejo que da a sus hijos un abogado que está defendiendo al verdadero ruiseñor del clásico de Harper Lee: un hombre de color acusado de violar a una joven blanca. Desde la mirada de Jem y Scout Finch, Harper Lee explora con humor y una honestidad insobornable la irracional actitud que en cuestiones de raza y clase social tenían los adultos del Sur profundo de los años treinta. Harper Lee está de plena actualidad por el redescubrimiento de la novela original, rechazada por sus editores en su momento y una de cuyas tramas secundarias es la que dio origen a la novela Matar a un ruiseñor y a las películas homónima ganadora de varios Oscar. Jean Louise Finch evoca una época de su infancia en Alabama, cuando su padre, Atticus, decidió defender ante los tribunales a un hombre negro acusado de violar a una mujer blanca. Novela de iniciación, Matar a un ruiseñor muestra una comunidad, la del sur de Estados Unidos durante la década de 1930, dominada por los prejuicios raciales, la desconfianza hacia lo diferente, la rigidez de los vínculos familiares y vecinales, así como por un sistema judicial sin apenas garantías para la población de color. Reseña: «Una ópera prima de tan insólita calidad que, sin duda, hará que muchos lectores quieran leerla despacio para disfrutar más plenamente su sencilla excelencia [...]. Una novela de capital importancia para la historia contemporánea de la nación.» Chicago Tribune

Matar Un Ruise Or

Author : Harper Lee
ISBN : OCLC:432435340
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Por Qu No Dijiste Todo

Author : Salvador Castaneda
ISBN : 6074809496
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ciudad de M�xico, Lecumberri, a�os setenta. Un preso pol�tico relata su estad�a en la c�rcel durante la Guerra Sucia... Testimonio y documento de una �poca, Salvador Casta�eda describe los pormenores de su estancia en prisi�n -las golpizas y las torturas que los agentes de la Direcci�n Federal de Seguridad les inflig�an a los Activistas o Guerrilleros, as� como la amistad y la solidaridad entre los reos- y los intercala con sus a�os de estudiante en Mosc�, el entrenamiento militar en Corea del Norte y las reuniones clandestinas en los bosques que rodeaban la universidad. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Salvador Castaneda, a political prisoner of Mexico's Dirty War of the seventies, describes all the details of his imprisonment - from the beatings and torture inflicted upon the activists to the friendship between the inmates. He also tells of his student years in Moscow and military training in North Korea.

Antes De Ser Libres

Author : Julia Alvarez
ISBN : 0307576221
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Anita de la Torre nunca cuestionó su libertad viviendo en la República Dominicana. Pero al cumplir doce años de edad en 1960, la mayoría de sus familiares han emigrado a Estados Unidos, su tío Toni ha desaparecido sin dejar rastro y la policía secreta del gobierno aterroriza a su familia restante dada su presunta oposición a la dictadura de Trujillo. Utilizando la fuerza y el valor de su familia, Anita debe vencer sus miedos y volar hacia la libertad, dejando atrás todo lo que alguna vez había conocido. De la renombrada autora Julia Alvarez llega una historia inolvidable sobre la adolescencia, la perseverancia y la lucha de una niña por su libertad.

In Cold Blood

Author : Truman Capote
ISBN : 9780812994384
Genre : True Crime
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Powerful account of the brutal slaying of a Kansas family by two young ex-convicts.

To Kill A Mockingbird A Graphic Novel

Author : Harper Lee
ISBN : 9780062798213
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A beautifully crafted graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee’s beloved, Pulitzer prize–winning American classic. "Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird." A haunting portrait of race and class, innocence and injustice, hypocrisy and heroism, tradition and transformation in the Deep South of the 1930s, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird remains as important today as it was upon its initial publication in 1960, during the turbulent years of the Civil Rights movement. Now, this most beloved and acclaimed novel is reborn for a new age as a gorgeous graphic novel. Scout, Gem, Boo Radley, Atticus Finch, and the small town of Maycomb, Alabama, are all captured in vivid and moving illustrations by artist Fred Fordham. Enduring in vision, Harper Lee’s timeless novel illuminates the complexities of human nature and the depths of the human heart with humor, unwavering honesty, and a tender, nostalgic beauty. Lifetime admirers and new readers alike will be touched by this special visual edition that joins the ranks of the graphic novel adaptations of A Wrinkle in Time and The Alchemist.

Just Cause

Author : John Katzenbach
ISBN : 9780802191946
Genre : Fiction
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John Katzenbach’s fourth novel, now back in print and with a new preface from the author, is brilliantly suspenseful, filled with the remarkable psychological insight for which Katzenbach has become revered. When burnt-out reporter Matt Cowart receives a letter from a death row inmate pleading his innocence, he is tempted to dismiss it out of hand. Sure, they’re all innocent. But as the Miami newspaperman digs into the case of Robert Earl Ferguson, an African American given the death penalty for the brutal slaying of a white girl, he begins to believe that Ferguson is the real victim of hate and prejudice. And if he doesn’t act, the wrong man is going to be executed. In the months that follow, Cowart’s investigative articles not only set Ferguson free, but make Cowart a celebrity and win him a Pulitzer Prize—and set in motion a new chain of unimaginable horror. For there is a monster out there, and he is not through with killing. Chillingly complex, Just Cause is a powerhouse story about confronting our worst fears, in society, and in ourselves.

Into The Beautiful North

Author : Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN : 0316053406
Genre : Fiction
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Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US to find work. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own "Siete Magníficos"--to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over. Filled with unforgettable characters and prose as radiant as the Sinaloan sun, INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH is the story of an irresistible young woman's quest to find herself on both sides of the fence.

The German Girl

Author : Armando Lucas Correa
ISBN : 9781501121241
Genre : Fiction
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A young girl flees Nazi-occupied Germany with her family and best friend, only to discover that the overseas refuge they had been promised is an illusion in this “powerful and affecting” (Kirkus Reviews) debut novel, perfect for fans of The Nightingale, All the Light We Cannot See, and Schindler’s List. Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black flags; her family’s fine possessions are hauled away; and they are no longer welcome in the places that once felt like home. Hannah and her best friend, Leo Martin, make a pact: whatever the future has in store for them, they’ll meet it together. Hope appears in the form of the S.S. St. Louis, a transatlantic liner offering Jews safe passage out of Germany. After a frantic search to obtain visas, the Rosenthals and the Martins depart on the luxurious ship bound for Havana. Life on board the St. Louis is like a surreal holiday for the refugees, with masquerade balls, exquisite meals, and polite, respectful service. But soon ominous rumors from Cuba undermine the passengers’ fragile sense of safety. From one day to the next, impossible choices are offered, unthinkable sacrifices are made, and the ship that once was their salvation seems likely to become their doom. Seven decades later in New York City, on her twelfth birthday, Anna Rosen receives a strange package from an unknown relative in Cuba, her great-aunt Hannah. Its contents will inspire Anna and her mother to travel to Havana to learn the truth about their family’s mysterious and tragic past, a quest that will help Anna understand her place and her purpose in the world. The German Girl sweeps from Berlin at the brink of the Second World War to Cuba on the cusp of revolution, to New York in the wake of September 11, before reaching its deeply moving conclusion in the tumult of present-day Havana. Based on a true story, this masterful novel gives voice to the joys and sorrows of generations of exiles, forever seeking a place called home.

A Time To Kill

Author : John Grisham
ISBN : 0307576132
Genre : Fiction
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Don’t miss a sneak peek of Sycamore Row, John Grisham’s new novel inspired by A Time to Kill, in the back of the book. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client’s life–and then his own.

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