El sobrino

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Alma Mason, an old maid living out her old age in a small town with her brother, is consumed with worry over her nephew who has gone off to fight in the Korean War. When he is declared missing in action, Alma decides to write a memorial in his honor. The initially skeptical townspeople eventually join in, painting a picture of Alma’s nephew that doesn’t particularly match her own personal ideas regarding the young man she thought she knew so well.

 Alma Mason, una solterona...

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Overview

Alma Mason, an old maid living out her old age in a small town with her brother, is consumed with worry over her nephew who has gone off to fight in the Korean War. When he is declared missing in action, Alma decides to write a memorial in his honor. The initially skeptical townspeople eventually join in, painting a picture of Alma’s nephew that doesn’t particularly match her own personal ideas regarding the young man she thought she knew so well.

 Alma Mason, una solterona viviendo su vejez en un pequeño pueblo con su hermano, está consumida por su preocupación por su sobrino quien ha ido a luchar en la Guerra de Corea. Cuando se supone que ha caído en combate, Alma decide escribir un libro conmemorativo en su honor. Las personas del pueblo, inicialmente escépticos, eventualmente se unen al proyecto, creando una imagen del sobrino de Alma que no corresponde exactamente con sus propias ideas sobre el joven que ella pensaba conocer tan bien.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788493836306
  • Publisher: Ediciones Escalera
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: Precursores Series
  • Pages: 208

Meet the Author

James Purdy was a controversial American novelist, playwright, poet, and short story writer best known for his novel Eustace Chisholm and the Works.

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