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Sin Noticias del Volcan: Historias Con Alma (Plataforma Testimonio)

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Five travelers stuck at Londons Heathrow Airport during the violent eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull in 2010 shared from memory true stories of people overcoming adversity, and this collection gathers the impromptu narrators 13 inspirational tales. Confined in an airport with nothing to do and nowhere to go, the storytellers decided to use the power of words to pass the time and instill hope in the other stalled passengers. Story themes include perseverance, the value of effort, the need to establish ties with others, and the importance of happiness despite difficult situations.

 

Cinco viajeros atascados en el aeropuerto Heathrow en Londres durante la erupción violenta del volcán islandés Eyjafjallajökull en 2010 compartieron historias verídicas sobre personas que se sobrepusieron a la adversidad, y esta recopilación recoge 13 relatos inspiradores de los narradores espontáneos. Recluidos en un aeropuerto sin nada que hacer y ningún lugar adonde ir, los relatores decidieron utilizar el poder de las palabras para pasar el tiempo e infundirles esperanza a los otros pasajeros detenidos. Los temas de los cuentos incluyen la perseverancia, el valor del esfuerzo, la necesidad de establecer vínculos con los demás y la importancia de la alegría a pesar de situaciones difíciles.

About the Author

Ana Bermejillo has worked for Cope, El Mundo, and the magazine AR and has published pieces in scientific magazines such as Aportes and Mar Océana. She is a contributor to the collective works La Guerra Civil mes a mes and El franquismo año a año and the author of Esto solo lo arreglamos entre todos.org and Nacidas el 8 de Marzo. Albert Figueras is a doctor, a professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and a collaborator for the magazine Redes. He is the author of Pequeñas grandes cosas and Ubuntu.

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ISBN:
9788415115014
Author:
Bermejillo, Ana
Publisher:
Plataforma Editorial
Author:
Figueras, Albert
Subject:
SOC040000
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Plataforma testimonio
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
214
Dimensions:
8.75 x 5.5 in

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