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Manolo, recuerdas? [Paperback]

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Three generations of the working class Alts family live through the Great Depression, the Spanish Civil War, and the Franco dictatorship in this memoir that never ceases to be intensely personal as it makes keen social observations. Living in Barcelona during the most radically changing period in modern Spanish history, the Alts family members constantly struggle to maintain their nostalgic memories of bull running, soccer games, boxing matches, and shared glasses of vermouth on Sundays---images that the powerful tide of fascism is swiftly sweeping away.
La vida de tres generaciones de la familia Alts, de clase trabajadora que viven la poca de la Gran Depresin, la Guerra Civil espaola y la dictadura de Franco est recogida en estas memorias, de marcado carcter personal y con agudas observaciones sobre la sociedad del momento. Viviendo en Barcelona durante el periodo de cambio ms radical en la historia moderna de Espaa, los miembros de la familia Alts luchan constantemente para mantener sus nostlgicos recuerdos: corridas de toros, partidos de ftbol, combates de boxeo y los aperitivos con verm de los domingos - imgenes que la poderosa marea del fascismo est haciendo desaparecer rpidamente.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   384
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.8" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.1"
Weight:   1.2 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2005
Publisher   Ediciones Barataria
ISBN  8495764229  
ISBN13  9788495764225  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! <div><b>Manuel Alt&eacute;s</b> has been politically active throughout his adult life in Spain, speaking on local radio and television programs. He lives in Barcelona, Spain.<br></div>

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1Books > Special Features > Spanish > Padres y familia
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Family Saga
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Historical
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > Spanish

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