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Verónica Sukaczer
The Borrowed Names

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Children and Young Adult / Young Adult Literature

  • Published: 01/09/2015
  • ISBN: 9789871997121
  • 208 pages

A necessary, sharp, and sarcastic novel treating the subject matter of the Holocaust.

Nina, a 20-year-old journalism student has to clear out her grandfather´s library. Between the pages of a book on Nazi propaganda, she finds eight letters addressed to him that will tell Nina of an unknown past. Her grandfather escaped from Nazism, but never wanted to talk too much about that… That silence hides a painful story about love, runaways and the fate of a borrowed name that changed fate.

About the author

Verónica Sukaczer is a journalist, editor and writer. She also wrote scripts for TV programs. A few years ago he graduated in Logogenia, so also works with deaf children so they can develop their language skills and thus understand what they read. Because Sukaczer says, «it is the reading which opens the world to people who do not listen.»

Some of her books are Periodismo (Albatros Editorial), Nunca confíes en una computadora, Los monos del mar, Vuelta al mundo (Alfaguara), La última palabra, etc.

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