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La Guerra Sucia

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Spanish easy reader for intermediate students. American Journalist Leslie Corrales travels to Argentina to investigate the suspicious disappearance of a boy called Raúl.

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Leslie Corrales is a journalist and a single mom. When her boss asks her to write an article about the situation in dictatorial Argentina, she hesitates to leave her sons alone for several weeks. But it seems a great development in her career and she decides to travel to Argentina. Once there, she investigates the suspicious disappearance of a young man called Raúl. Leslie discovers that Raúl has suffered horrific atrocities at the hands of the Argentine government, along with tens of thousands of others. Before long, she starts to become the focus of the Argentinan authorities' attention herself. Will she escape with her life and with the information she needs to help the Argentine people?

Specifications

  • 600 unique words; total word count: 12,350
  • 91 pages of text
  • written 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: US and Argentina

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Argentina / Argentinië / crime / hoofdpersoon is een vrouw / main character is a woman / misdaad / oorlog / sterke vrouwen / strong women / war
Author Nathaniel Kirby
Year of publication 2011
Number of pages 124 (including word list)
ISBN 978-1-934958-05-6
Illustrated Yes

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Jeannette |

Een realistisch gebracht verhaal over de politieke ontvoeringen in Argentinie. De eerste 4 hoofdstukken zijn behoorlijk pittig qua woordgebruik. Daarna wordt het lezen makkelijker omdat er veel moeilijke worden worden herhaald. De laatste 2 hoofdstukken lezen als een trein en zijn bovendien erg spannend. De afloop zet je aan het denken.

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