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  • ISBN: 9781538720295
  • ISBN: 1538720299
  • ISBN: 9781538720318
  • Physical Description: print
    pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2022.

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Summary, etc.: "New York, 1998. Santiago Larrea, a wealthy Argentine diplomat, is holding court alongside his wife, Lila, and their daughter, Paloma, a college student and budding jewelry designer, at their annual summer polo match and soiree. All seems perfect in the Larreas' world-until an unexpected party guest from Santiago's university days shakes his usually unflappable demeanor. The woman's cryptic comments spark Paloma's curiosity about her father's past, of which she knows little. When the family travels to Buenos Aires for Santiago's UN ambassadorial appointment, Paloma is determined to learn more about his life in the years leading up to the military dictatorship of 1976. With the help of a local university student, Franco Bonetti, an activist member of H.I.J.O.S-a group whose members are the children of the Desaparecidos, or the "Disappeared," men and women who were forcibly disappeared by the state during Argentina's "Dirty War"-Paloma unleashes a chain of events that not only leads her to question her family and her identity, but also puts her life in danger. In compelling fashion, On a Night of a Thousand Stars speaks to relationships, morality, and identity during a brutal period in Argentinian history, and the understanding-and redemption-people crave in the face of unspeakable tragedy"--
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<div><b>Andrea </b><b>Yaryura</b><b>&#160;Clark</b> grew up in Argentina amid the political violence of the 1970s until her family moved to North America. After completing her university studies, she returned to Buenos Aires to reconnect with her roots. She followed with interest the stories then emerging about the children of the &#34;disappeared&#34;&#8212;the youngest victims of Argentina&#8217;s military dictatorship in the 1970s&#8212;who were coming of age and grappling with the fates of their families. She conducted numerous interviews documenting their stories, which inspired her debut novel of historical fiction. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two sons and a spirited terrier.</div>

Subject: Diplomats Family relationships Drama
Family secrets Fiction
Disappeared persons Argentina Fiction
Dictatorship Argentina Fiction
Argentina History 20th century Fiction
Diplomats Family relationships
Disappeared persons
Family secrets
Genre: Drama.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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