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Patria
by Aramburu




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The day ETA announces the cease of fire Bittori goes to the cemetery to tell the tomb of her husband the Txato, who was killed by the terrorists, that she has decided to return to the house where they lived. Will she be able to live with those who harassed her before and after the attack that destroyed her life and that of her family? Will she be able to find out who was the hooded man who killed her husband on a rainy day, when he was coming back from his transport company? No matter how much she sneaks in, the presence of Bittori will alter the false tranquility of the people, especially of her neighbor Miren, an intimate friend from another time, and mother of Joxe Mari, a terrorist imprisoned and suspected of the worst fears of Bittori. What happened between those two women? What has poisoned the lives of their children and their husbands who were once so united? With their hidden suffering and unshakable convictions, with their wounds and their bravery, the incandescent history of their lives before and after the crater that was the death of Txato; this book is about the impossibility of forgetting and the need for forgiveness in a community broken by political fanaticism. The final altarpiece about over 30 years of life in Euskadi under terrorism.

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The day ETA announces the cease of fire Bittori goes to the cemetery to tell the tomb of her husband the Txato, who was killed by the terrorists, that she has decided to return to the house where they lived. Will she be able to live with those who harassed her before and after the attack that destroyed her life and that of her family? Will she be able to find out who was the hooded man who killed her husband on a rainy day, when he was coming back from his transport company? No matter how much she sneaks in, the presence of Bittori will alter the false tranquility of the people, especially of her neighbor Miren, an intimate friend from another time, and mother of Joxe Mari, a terrorist imprisoned and suspected of the worst fears of Bittori. What happened between those two women? What has poisoned the lives of their children and their husbands who were once so united? With their hidden suffering and unshakable convictions, with their wounds and their bravery, the incandescent history of their lives before and after the crater that was the death of Txato; this book is about the impossibility of forgetting and the need for forgiveness in a community broken by political fanaticism. The final altarpiece about over 30 years of life in Euskadi under terrorism.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9786070743207
  • ISBN-10: 6070743202
  • Publisher: Planeta Publishing
  • Publish Date: September 2017
  • Page Count: 648
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.45 pounds


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