Tired of watching city workers endure countless human and civil rights violations, Alberto organizes a union. When he and his co-workers organize a strike, Alberto and his family find themselves on the government's "extermination" list. The violent situation leaves Alberto separated from his family and forces them all to flee for their lives. Will their will to survive be enough to help them escape and reunite? And if so, will they ever find another place they can call home?
Based on the chilling true story of a young family caught in the middle of political corruption and unspeakable violence during Guatemala's 36-year civil war.
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Information for teachers
An audio book is perfect for when your voice needs a rest, or if you wish to give your students a more intense experience of the novel. Also, if you're not a native speaker yourself, this could be a great way to make your students listen to a story that is read in a comprehensible, engaging and clear manner by a native speaker.