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Popular fiction El ferrocarril subterráneo

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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead won the National Book Award 2016 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017.Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. All the slaves lead a hellish existence, but Cora has it worse than most; she is an outcast even among her fellow Africans and she is approaching womanhood, where it is clear even greater pain awaits.

When Caesar, a slave recently arrived from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they take the perilous decision to escape to the North.In Whitehead's razor-sharp imagining of the antebellum South, the Underground Railroad has assumed a physical form: a dilapidated box car pulled along subterranean tracks by a steam locomotive, picking up fugitives wherever it can. Cora and Caesar's first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But its placid surface masks an infernal scheme designed for its unknowing black inhabitants.

Series Popular fiction Title El ferrocarril subterráneo
Subject Spanish Language Spanish
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date September 2017 Authors Colson Whitehead
Binding Other Pages 320
Size(mm) 136x230 Weight (gms) 435
ESB Code 26598 ISBN 9788439733003
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £17.75

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