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The Fountains Of Silence

ISBN-10: 0142423637
ISBN-13: 9780142423639
Author: Sepetys, Ruta
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: September 2020

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 512


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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Lexile: HL620L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.5
Accelerated Reader Points: 15.0

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Historical *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Politics & Government *

Description
Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother's birth through the lens of his camera. Photography--and fate--introduce him to Ana, whose family's interweaving obstacles reveal the lingering grasp of the Spanish Civil War--as well as chilling definitions of fortune and fear. Daniel's photographs leave him with uncomfortable questions amidst shadows of danger. He is backed into a corner of decisions to protect those he loves. Lives and hearts collide, revealing an incredibly dark side to the sunny Spanish city.
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