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Voces de Chernóbil / Voices from Chernobyl
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Debolsillo Mexico
Publication date December 22, 2015
Pages 408
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781941999646
ISBN-10 1941999646
Dimensions 0 by 5 by 7.50 in.
Availability§ Publication Cancelled
Original list price $13.95
§As reported by publisher says people who bought this book also bought:
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Chernóbil, 1986. «Cierra las ventanillas y acuéstate. Hay un incendio en la central. Vendré pronto.» Esto fue lo último que un joven bombero dijo a su esposa antes de acudir al lugar de la explosión. No regresó. Y en cierto modo, ya no volvió a verle, pues en el hospital su marido dejó de ser su marido. Todavía hoy ella se pregunta si su historia trata sobre el amor o la muerte. Voces de Chernóbil está planteado como si fuera una tragedia griega, con coros y unos héroes marcados por un destino fatal, cuyas voces fueron silenciadas durante muchos años por una polis representada aquí por la antigua URSS. Pero, a diferencia de una tragedia griega, no hubo posibilidad de catarsis.


2015 Nobel Prize Winner

On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe. Voices from Chernobyl is the first book to present personal accounts of the tragedy. Journalist Svetlana Alexievich interviewed hundreds of people affected by the meltdown---from innocent citizens to firefighters to those called in to clean up the disaster---and their stories reveal the fear, anger, and uncertainty with which they still live. Comprised of interviews in monologue form, Voices from Chernobyl is a crucially important work, unforgettable in its emotional power and honesty.

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