Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Auction 18: Signed Copy of The Red Umbrella by Christina Gonzalez

Before you bid, please read the How It Works post if you haven't.

Donated by: Christina Gonzalez

Item for Auction: Signed copy of The Red Umbrella (release date: May 11th 2010)

In 1961, two years after the Communist revolution, Lucía Álvarez still leads a carefree life, dreaming of parties and her first crush. But when the soldiers come to her sleepy Cuban town, everything begins to change. Freedoms are stripped away. Neighbors disappear. Her friends feel like strangers. And her family is being watched.

As the revolution's impact becomes more oppressive, Lucía's parents make the heart-wrenching decision to send her and her little brother to the United States—on their own.

Suddenly plunked down in Nebraska with well-meaning strangers, Lucía struggles to adapt to a new country, a new language, a new way of life. But what of her old life? Will she ever see her home or her parents again? And if she does, will she still be the same girl?

The Red Umbrella is a moving story of country, culture, family, and the true meaning of home.

-US Only
-Ends October 22 at 11:59pm.
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Cynthia October 25, 2010 at 5:03 AM  

Hey did send me an e-mail? I have checked for one.

ReggieWrites October 25, 2010 at 12:39 PM  

The winner is Cynthia! Congrats!
I will contact you for payment and for your address when all of the auctions are over! Thanks!

-Reggie =)

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