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  • 4 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Detroit Lakes Public Library Y SEP (Text) 33500013136106 New Available -
Mahnomen Public Library Y SEP (Text) 33500013136114 New Available -
Hallock Public Library ya SEP (Text) 35500006228983 New Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library ya SEP (Text) 35500006225393 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399160318
  • ISBN: 0399160310
  • ISBN: 9780593116708
  • ISBN: 0593116704
  • ISBN: 9780593115251
  • ISBN: 0593115252
  • Physical Description: 495 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, [2019]

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Summary, etc.:
At the Castellana Hilton in 1957 Madrid, eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson connects with Ana Moreno through photography and fate as Daniel discovers the incredibly dark side of the city under Generalissimo Franco's rule.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 July #1
    *Starred Review* It's 1957 and aspiring photographer Daniel Matheson is visiting Spain with his Texas oil tycoon father. Daniel is eager for the opportunity to flesh out his portfolio for a photography contest—what would be more prize-­worthy than photos of daily life in notoriously secretive Spain?—but he gets repeated warnings, some quite aggressive, against looking too closely. Another thing Daniel doesn't bank on is Ana, an arrestingly beautiful maid at the Castellana Hilton, where he's staying with his parents. As their affection deepens, so, too, do their differences: Ana, daughter of executed anti-Fascists, lives a tightly constrained existence, and Daniel has unprecedented freedom in her country and can't quite wrap his head around the danger he puts her in. In another meticulously researched novel, Sepetys (Salt to the Sea, 2015) offers a captivating glimpse into Franco's Spain, a region awash in secrets and misinformation. As Sepetys slowly unspools hard truths about the era, such as the prevalence of babies stolen from poor, Republican families, the facts become increasingly impossible to ignore, both for the reader and for Daniel. The romance ultimately takes center stage, but the troubling events in the margins add terrifyingly high stakes to Daniel and Ana's relationship. For all her extensive, careful research (evident in the back matter), Sepetys doesn't overwhelm readers with facts; rather, she tells a moving story made even more powerful by its placement in a lesser-known historical moment. Captivating, deft, and illuminating historical fiction. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: A new novel from best-selling, award-winning Sepetys is always news, but this latest has a hefty promotional campaign to bolster it up as well. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Ruta Sepetys (www.rutasepetys.com) is an internationally acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of historical fiction published in over sixty countries and forty languages. Sepetys is considered a "crossover" novelist, as her books are read by both teens and adults worldwide. Her novels Between Shades of Gray, Out of the Easy, and Salt to the Sea have won or been shortlisted for more than forty book prizes, and are included on more than sixty state award lists. Between Shades of Gray was adapted into the film Ashes in the Snow, and her other novels are currently in development for TV and film. Winner of the Carnegie Medal, Ruta is passionate about the power of history and literature to foster global awareness and connectivity. She has presented to NATO, to the European Parliament, in the United States Capitol, and at embassies worldwide. Ruta was born and raised in Michigan and now lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @RutaSepetys.

Subject: Franco, Francisco, 1892-1975 > Fiction.
Franco, Francisco, 1892-1975 > Fiction.
Spain > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Madrid (Spain) > History > Fiction.
Spain > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Dictatorship > Fiction.
Hotels > Fiction.
Photography > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Americans > Spain > Fiction.
Government, Resistance to > Fiction.
Dictatorship > Fiction.
Hotels, motels, etc. > Fiction.
Photography > Fiction.
Secrets > Fiction.
Spain > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Madrid (Spain) > History > Fiction.
Spain.
Genre: Fiction.
History.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.

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