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Atravesando Fronteras: Un Periodista en Busca de su Lugar en el Mundo
Atravesando Fronteras: Un Periodista en Busca de su Lugar en el Mundo
by Jorge Ramos
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< p> Nuestra casa, m& #225; s que un lugar f& #237; sico, es un conjunto de recuredos que nos permite comprender mejor quienes & #233; ramos, quienes somos, y puede ayudarnos a comprender quienes seremos. Ese sentido de pertenencia es... (read more)

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Recuerdos Escritos En 1831
Recuerdos Escritos En 1831
by Charles Victor De Bonstetten
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Delightful and intelligent, this book recalls Europe before and after the French Revolution and details how modern republics were established, all through the lens of personal memories. Charles Victor de Bonstetten was 86 years old when he wrote these... (read more)

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En Busca de Emma: Dos Padres, Una Hija y El Sueno de Una Familia
En Busca de Emma: Dos Padres, Una Hija y El Sueno de Una Familia
by Armando Lucas Correa
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La conmovedora historia de un hombre que siempre quiso ser padre y el largo camino que finalmente culmin&oacute; en un sue&ntilde;o hecho realidad Armando Lucas Correa lo ten&iacute;a todo: un trabajo incre&iacute;ble como el editor de... (read more)

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7 Anos Secuestrado Por las Farc / Hostage of Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces
7 Anos Secuestrado Por las Farc / Hostage of Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces
by Luis Eladio Perez
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In this searing account, Dario Arizmendi recounts the story of Luis Eladio Perez, a man that was held hostage by Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). His story gives testimony to a tragic period in Colombia's history, to the unimaginable reality... (read more)

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Nieve en la Habana: Confesiones de un Cubanito / Waiting for Snow in Havana
Nieve en la Habana: Confesiones de un Cubanito / Waiting for Snow in Havana
by Carlos Eire
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In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of the 14,000 children airlifted out of Cuba -- exiled from his family, his country, and his own childhood by the revolution. The memories of Carlos's life in Havana, cut short when he was just eleven years old, are at the... (read more)

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El Lugar Entremedio (Vintage Espanol)
El Lugar Entremedio (Vintage Espanol)
by Kelly Corrigan
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El lugar entremedio es una historia de crecimiento personal, una crónica del cáncer y un homenaje a un padre excepcional. Es el sobrecogedor relato de una mujer que se enfrenta a múltiples desafíos y de su capacidad de... (read more)

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Iker, El Mago Del Misterio / Iker, the Magician of Mystery
Iker, El Mago Del Misterio / Iker, the Magician of Mystery
by Antonio Luis Moyano
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This book focuses on the media phenomenon created by Iker Jimenez, on the strategies he has used to increase his popularity, and on the tools that one needs to draw larger audiences. The book is divided in two clearly defined parts, the first one... (read more)

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Vivas En Su Jardin (Vintage Espanol)
Vivas En Su Jardin (Vintage Espanol)
by Dede Mirabal
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La conmovedora historia en primera persona de las “mariposas” y el movimiento que derrot&oacute; una dictadura “&iquest;Por qu&eacute; a usted no la mataron?”, le preguntan constantemente a Ded&eacute; Mirabal... (read more)

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Nino de Los Caballos, El
Nino de Los Caballos, El
by Rupert Isaacson
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When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor's horse with Rowan, Rowan improved immeasurably. He was... (read more)

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El Mundo de Alice: Lecciones de Vida de una Superviviente del Holocausto = Alice's World
El Mundo de Alice: Lecciones de Vida de una Superviviente del Holocausto = Alice's World
by Caroline Stoessinger
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El mundo de Alice es la historia de la pianista Alice Herz-Sommer, una obra en la que destaca, por encima de todo, el poder del optimismo. A sus 108 a&ntilde;os, Alice ha sido testigo de todo el siglo xx y se ha relacionado con figuras tan... (read more)

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Ana Maria, Combatiente de la Vida: Melida Anaya Montes: Salvadorena, Maestra, Guerrillera = Ana Maria, Fighter of Life
Ana Maria, Combatiente de la Vida: Melida Anaya Montes: Salvadorena, Maestra, Guerrillera = Ana Maria, Fighter of Life
by Claudio Sanchez
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This is the powerful story of a Salvadoran woman of humble origin, who, as a teacher, unionist, and social activist, was drawn into the revolutionary movement and became famous as guerrilla commander "Ana Maria." She was assassinated in 1983 as a result... (read more)

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La Muerte De Artemio Cruz / the Death of Artemio Cruz
La Muerte De Artemio Cruz / the Death of Artemio Cruz
by Carlos Fuentes
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-107).... (read more)

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El Sicario: Autobiografia de un Asesino A Sueldo
El Sicario: Autobiografia de un Asesino A Sueldo
by Charles Bowden
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US... (read more)

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El Amante Turco
El Amante Turco
by Esmeralda Santiago
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In this memoir, we become witness to the transformation of the little Puerto Rican girl who emigrated to New York with her single mother and ten siblings. Esmeralda Santiago finally breaks out of a monumental struggle with her powerful mother, only to... (read more)

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23 Penumbras del Deseo
23 Penumbras del Deseo
by Corine Allouch
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In this collection of true stories, 23 women narrate their wildest erotic adventures. Ma&iuml;na Lecherbonier likes associating scandal with pleasure, Sophie Cadalen is skilled at erotic games, and Fran&ccedil;oise Rey allows herself everything... (read more)

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Andy Summers: El Tren Que No Perdi (Memorias)
Andy Summers: El Tren Que No Perdi (Memorias)
by Andy Summers
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A humorous, poignant, and unflinching look at the cost of celebrity, Andy Summerss autobiography discusses his occasionally turbulent upbringing in the seaside town of Bournemouth and his early affinity for the guitar, as well as the fame and privilege... (read more)

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Persona Non Grata
Persona Non Grata
by Jorge Edwards
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In 1970 Edwards was sent by socialist Chilean President Allende as his country's first envoy to break the diplomatic blockade that had sealed Cuba for over a decade, and open a Chilean embassy. His arrival coincided with the turning point of the... (read more)

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Para Selena, Con Amor = To Selena, with Love
Para Selena, Con Amor = To Selena, with Love
by Chris Perez
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Una de las superestrellas más impresionantes y adoradas en la historia de la música latina, Selena fue un fenómemeno del espectáculo quien compartió todo lo que era con sus millones de fans. Su trágica muerte a... (read more)

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Osiel: Vida y Tragedia de Un Capo
Osiel: Vida y Tragedia de Un Capo
by Ricardo Ravelo
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Ricardo Ravelo nació en Veracruz en 1966. Estudió periodismo en la Universidad Veracruzana y lo ejerce desde 1987, cuando inició su carrera como reportero de los periódicos El Dictamen, La Nación, Sur y la revista Llave.... (read more)

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La Sonrisa de Mandela (Vintage Espanol)
La Sonrisa de Mandela (Vintage Espanol)
by John Carlin
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John Carlin nació en Londres en 1956, y estudió Lengua y Literatura inglesa en la Universidad de Oxford. Empezó su carrera periodística en 1981 como redactor de política y deportes y fue crítico de cine para el... (read more)

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