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Flotando En La Palma De La Mano De Mi Madre / Floating In My Mother's Palm [Paperback]

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Item description for Flotando En La Palma De La Mano De Mi Madre / Floating In My Mother's Palm by Ursula Hegi & Roser Berdague...

La infancia de Hanna Malter transcurri en el pueblo de Burgdorf, a orillas del Rin, en la Alemania de la posguerra, cuando nadie quera recordar esos aos de horror y muerte y el periodo haba desaparecido incluso de los libros de texto.

De la mano de Trudi Montag, la bibliotecaria del pueblo, una mujer solitaria y deforme que mata el aburrimiento entrometindose en vidas ajenas, Hanna descubre los secretos de sus vecinos, historias que son a veces inconfensables vergenzas y, otras veces, heroicidades de ese pasado que los adultos se empean en borrar. Pero ms all de los misterios de las gentes de Burgdorf, con cada historia, Hanna aprende que dejar la infancia es mucho ms difcil de lo que nunca haba credo y que el mundo de los mayores est repleto de gestos extraos e incomprensibles.

Plagada de referencias autobiogrficas, Flotando en la palma de la mano de mi madre es un hermoso retablo de personajes y ancdotas, sencillo y profundo a un tiempo, evocacin de la infancia aorada de Hanna en la que, con fuerza irremplazable, surge la imagen de su madre, una mujer imprevisible y libre que le ense a Hannah a nadar en el ro durante las noches de tormenta para aplacar los recuerdos ms tristes.

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Pages   192
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Ediciones Urano
ISBN  849561832X  
ISBN13  9788495618320  

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More About Ursula Hegi & Roser Berdague

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Ursula Hegi is the author of "The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time", "Hotel of the Saints", "The Vision of Emma Blau", "Tearing the Silence", "Salt Dancers", "Stones from the River", "Floating in My Mother's Palm", "Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories", "Intrusions", and "Trudi & Pia". She teaches writing at Stonybrook's Southhampton Campus and she is the recipient of more than thirty grants and awards.

Ursula Hegi currently resides in the state of New York.

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