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The Fountains of Silence

The Fountains of Silence
 

FROM CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNING AUTHOR RUTA SEPETYS Madrid, 1957. Daniel, the heir to an American oil dynasty, views the city through the lens of his camera. Ana is a hotel maid whose family is suffering under the fascist dictatorship of General Franco. Lives and hearts collide as th... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241421871
Barcode 9780241421871
Release Date 15 October 2019 by Penguin
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Sepetys, Ruta
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ISBN-13 9780241421871
ISBN-10 024142187X
Stock Release date is 15 October 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Release Date 15 October 2019
International Release Date 3 October 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Sepetys, Ruta
Category Teenage Romance
Historical Fiction
True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 512
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 222mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Madrid Spain - Fiction - History - 20th century
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 1001938

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FROM CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNING AUTHOR RUTA SEPETYS Madrid, 1957. Daniel, the heir to an American oil dynasty, views the city through the lens of his camera. Ana is a hotel maid whose family is suffering under the fascist dictatorship of General Franco. Lives and hearts collide as they unite to uncover the hidden darkness within the city. A darkness that could engulf them all. . . An epic, heart-wrenching novel about identity, unforgettable love and the hidden violence of silence.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A stunning novel that exposes modern fascism and elevates human resilience. * Kirkus * Captivating, deft, and illuminating historical fiction. * Booklist *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Ruta Sepetys is a New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Carnegie Medal. She was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. The daughter of a refugee, Ruta is drawn to underrepresented stories of strength through struggle and hopes to give voice to those who weren't able to tell their story. Her award-winning historical novels are published in over fifty countries and have received over forty literary prizes.

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