Two versions under one cover! Past tense and present tense versions in one book.
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.
- 200 unique words; total word count: 7000 per version
- 67 pages of text for each version
- written in present tense and a version in past tense
- Neutral Spanish with several Latin-American characteristics: more use of personal pronouns than in Spain, and the use of 'ustedes' instead of 'vosotros'.
- setting: Guatemala
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