Sonny

Author: Israel Cartaya
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1508902232
Release Date: 2015-03-16
Genre:

Cuba, the '70s. Rosa raises her son Sonny hidden away in her house in Placetas, convinced that she is the wife of God and that His return to this world is imminent. When she is taken into hospital, Sonny is forced to leave the house, causing quite a commotion among his neighbors. The boy doesn't understand a thing. For the first time in his sixteen years he finds himself alone and helpless, exposed to the crude reality of a world that is now being revealed to him in all its glory. Small provincial towns, palm-hut villages, juvenile centers for difficult youths, hospitals. A bittersweet journey through rural Cuba at the height of the Castro regime, lived through the innocence of someone discovering everything for the first time. History, romance, bullying, suspense, sabotage and murder. Madness or the Voice of God?

Iberian Books Volumes II III Libros Ib ricos Vol menes II y III 2 vols

Author: Alexander Samuel Wilkinson
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004301139
Release Date: 2015-10-12
Genre: Reference

Iberian Books II & III offer an indispensable foundational listing of all books published in Spain, Portugal and the New World in the first half of the seventeenth century. They record information on 45,000 items, surviving in 215,000 copies worldwide. Iberian Books II & III ofrece registro de lo publicado en España, Portugal y el Nuevo Mundo, o en español o portugués en otros lugares, entre 1601 y 1650. Recoge 45.000 impresos conservados en 215.000 ejemplares preservados en 1.800 colecciones.

Espa a y Estados Unidos en el siglo XX

Author: Lorenzo Delgado Gómez-Escalonilla
Publisher: Editorial CSIC - CSIC Press
ISBN: 8400083075
Release Date: 2005
Genre: History

Estados Unidos ha tenido una notable influencia en el discurrir internacional del siglo XX. España no ha constituido una excepción en tal sentido. Los pactos militares de 1953 y sus secuelas han proyectado una alargada sombra en las relaciones bilaterales, que ha llegado prácticamente hasta nuestros días. Sin duda la vertiente estratégica ha sido un eje fundamental de la conexión bilateral, pero está lejos de resumir la densidad y pluralidad de manifestaciones que adquirieron las relaciones entre ambos países en el transcurso del pasado del siglo

Love in the Time of Cholera

Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781101911112
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Genre: Fiction

AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.