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The Rabbit House

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Description for The Rabbit House Paperback. Presents an account of growing up under a dictatorship, depicting a world hedged in by secrecy and the danger of discovery, where bonds of trust are forged and then violently betrayed. Translator(s): McLean, Polly. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSA; 3JJPL; BM; HBJK; HBLW3; JPVR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 10. Weight in Grams: 112.
Laura was seven years old when her parents' political sympathies began to draw the attention of the dictator's regime. Before long, her father was imprisoned and Laura and her mother were forced to leave their apartment in the capital of Buenos Aires to go into hiding in a small, run-down house on the outskirts. This is the rabbit house where the resistance movement is building a secret printing press, and setting up a rabbit farm to conceal their activities. Laura now finds herself living a clandestine existence - crouching beneath a blanket in the car on her way to school, ... Read more

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About Laura Alcoba
Born in Argentina in 1968, LAURA ALCOBA has lived in France since the age of ten.She is now a university lecturer in Paris and this is her first book.

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'The Rabbit House is an intimate history woven in tenderly economic prose, evoking at times a raw, threatened humanity.' Hisham Matar 'A short, sharp memoir - Alcoba recreates a simple, touching child's-eye perspective - [and] effectively conveys the reverberating shock of a betrayal that still haunts her' Metro 'Alcoba's brief, intense volume tells its story of concealment and tragedy with ... Read more

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