By Julia Navarro
Una periodista recibe una propuesta para investigar l. a. azarosa vida de su bisabuela, una mujer de l. a. que sólo se sabe que huyó de España abandonando a su marido y a su hijo poco antes de que estallara l. a. Guerra Civil. Para rescatarla del olvido deberá reconstruir su historia desde los cimientos, siguiendo los pasos de su biografía y encajando, una a una, todas las piezas del inmenso y extraordinario puzzle de su existencia.
Marcada por los hombres que pasaron por su vida -el empresario Santiago Carranza, el revolucionario Pierre Comte, el periodista estadounidense Albert James y el médico militar vinculado al nazismo Max von Schumann-, l. a. vida de Amelia Garayoa es los angeles de una mujer que aprendió que en l. a. vidsa no se puede volver sobre el pasado para deshacerlo. Desde l. a. España republicana hasta los angeles caída del Muro de Berlín, pasando por los angeles Segunda Guerra mundial y los oscuros años de l. a. Guerra fría, esta burguesa y revolucionaria, esposa y amante, espía y asesina, actuará siempre de acuerdo a sus principios, enfrentándose a todo y cometiendo errores que no terminará nunca de pagar.
Memoria de un siglo convulso, caracterizado por l. a. barbarie de los totalitarismos, esta obra es una vuelta de tuerca en los angeles trayectoria de una de nuestras novelistas más internacionales. Dime quién soy sorprende por su dramatismo e instrospección, por su intriga y por sus emociones a flor de piel. Una aventura desgarradora y cautivadora que tiene unos personajes excepcionalmente perfilados y literariamente inolvidables.
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Everyone was hungry and thirsty. Some men were so tired they fell asleep while guarding the fort. NARRATOR 1: After twelve long days and nights, the attacks stopped. ENRIQUE: Mother, it’s so quiet. Maybe the fighting is done. NARRATOR 1: Suddenly, a terrible noise exploded into the darkness. SOUND: [guns and cannons] ANITA: Gregorio, wake up. Santa Anna’s soldiers have jumped the wall! NARRATOR 2: Santa Anna’s soldiers tore through the fort. They fired everywhere. They threw open the door to the chapel.
ENRIQUE: Mother, it’s so quiet. Maybe the fighting is done. NARRATOR 1: Suddenly, a terrible noise exploded into the darkness. SOUND: [guns and cannons] ANITA: Gregorio, wake up. Santa Anna’s soldiers have jumped the wall! NARRATOR 2: Santa Anna’s soldiers tore through the fort. They fired everywhere. They threw open the door to the chapel. Enrique felt sick. He wondered if he was about to die. He shut his eyes. The soldiers fired their weapons. NARRATOR 1: Bullets whizzed past the women and children, but the bullets missed them all.
Is it really safe to leave? GREGORIO: Even if we surrender, I do not think we will be allowed to live. I would rather die fighting. Please take the children and leave. I will stay and fight. ANITA: Our family will stay together. If they kill one, they can kill us all. GREGORIO: Our freedom is worth fighting for. Next Page — NARRATOR 2 The Script · 41 NARRATOR 2: The armistice ended. Day after day, the Anglos and the Tejanos in the Alamo fought hard against the Mexican Army. Supplies were running low.