The fountains of silence
(Large Print)

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Published:
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2019.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print.
Physical Desc:
801 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Rating:
Ages 14-up
Status:
1 copy, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description
A #1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorMadrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into the country under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of a Texas oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother's birth through the lens of his camera. Photography -- and fate -- introduce him to Ana, whose family's interweaving obstacles reveal the lingering grasp of the Spanish Civil War -- as well as chilling definitions of fortune and fear. Daniel's photographs leave him with uncomfortable questions amidst shadows of danger. He is backed into a corner of decisions to protect those he loves. Lives and hearts collide, revealing an incredibly dark side to the sunny Spanish city.Grades 7-9 | Ages 12 and Up | Lexile NA
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Hamden/Miller New Adult Large Print
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Due Dec 26, 2019
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781432870331

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"Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into the country under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of a Texas oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother's birth through the lens of his camera. Photography--and fate--introduce him to Ana, whose family's interweaving obstacles reveal the lingering grasp of the Spanish Civil War--as well as chilling definitions of fortune and fear. Daniel's photographs leave him with uncomfortable questions amidst shadows of danger. He is backed into a corner of decisions to protect those he loves. Lives and hearts collide, revealing an incredibly dark side to the sunny Spanish city. Master storyteller Ruta Sepetys once again shines light into one of history's darkest corners in this epic, heart-wrenching novel about identity, unforgettable love, repercussions of war, and the hidden violence of silence--inspired by the true post-war struggles of Spain. Includes vintage media interstitials, oral history commentary, photos, and more"--,Provided by publisher.
Target Audience
Ages 14-up,Thorndike Press.
Target Audience
Grades 10-12,Thorndike Press.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sepetys, R. (2019). The fountains of silence. Large print. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta. 2019. The Fountains of Silence. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta, The Fountains of Silence. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta. The Fountains of Silence. Large print. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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