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Author Alarcón, Daniel, 1977-

Title Lost City Radio [electronic resource] : a novel / Daniel Alarcón.

Imprint Pymble, NSW ; New York, NY : HarperCollins e-books, 2007.

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Summary A powerful and searing novel of three lives fractured by a civil war. For ten years, Norma has been the voice of consolation for a people broken by violence. She hosts Lost City Radio, the most popular program in their nameless South American country, gripped in the aftermath of war. Every week, the Indians in the mountains and the poor from the barrios listen as she reads the names of those who have gone missing, those whom the furiously expanding city has swallowed. Loved ones are reunited and the lost are found. Each week, she returns to the airwaves while hiding her own personal loss: her husband disappeared at the end of the war. But the life she has become accustomed to is forever changed when a young boy arrives from the jungle and provides a clue to the fate of her long-missing husband.
System Details Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 1202 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 241 KB).
Subject Radio broadcasters -- South America -- Fiction.
Political atrocities -- South America -- Fiction.
Civil war -- South America -- Fiction.
South America -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9780061261558 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
0061261556 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
9780061261565 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
0061261564 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)

 
    
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