A los cuatro vientos /Guernica (Spanish Edition) (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura))

By Boling, Dave

Publishers Summary:
It is Monday, April 26th, 1937, and the sound of bombs can be heard over the sky in Guernica. The hamlet of Errotaberri, found in the heights of Mount Oiz, has been preserved by successive generations of Ansotegui s. This Basque family, the bastion for all Basque families will teach us the meaning of love, friendships, and the importance of traditions, the pillars of their homes and lives. Facts and fiction are interwoven in this work, a fresco by Dave Boling that is reminiscent of the work of Picasso. Spanish Description: Lunes 26 de abril de 1937. Las bombas se oyen silbar en el despejado cielo de Guernica... Hay momentos de la historia que determinan el destino de todo un pueblo. A los cuatro vientos esta el caserio Errotaberri, en las alturas del monte Oiz, conservado generacion tras generacion por los Ansotegui, una familia vasca que nos descubrira el amor indestructible, la amistad enternecedora y la importancia de las tradiciones, pilares de su hogar y de su vida. La familia Ansotegui se erige como baluarte de todas las familias vascas y, en consecuencia, de todas las familias del mundo. La historia mas real y la ficcion mas asombrosa se entremezclan en este soberbio cuadro literario, pintado por Dave Boling al estilo de Picasso.

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ISBN
978-8-46631-808-2
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Reviewed on January 1, 2010  |  Spanish Books

Examining the Spanish Civil War and the town that was famously firebombed by the Germans on the eve of WWII, this multigenerational family saga begins with the three abandoned Ansotegui boys, struggling to survive on the family farm at the end of the 19th century; younger bro...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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