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Shadows In The Sun

Jack A. Sariego

Spain was in complete ruin during the years before the Spanish Civil War! There was massive unemployment and famine produced by one of the greatest droughts the country had ever known! The USSR had successfully installed Communist leaders into most of the branches of the government! Unable to resolve the problems, the Spanish King would go into exile to Portugal while leaving the country in the hands of the Communist leaders! Even the few wealthy Spaniards soon became poor as they were compelled to submit to an increasing taxation needed to pay for the roads and bridges, and provide employment to a limited few! Three young people, born into poverty, will be compelled against their wishes to travel off into different directions in their struggle to survive! As a youngster, Soledad once promised a young playmate that they would never be separated! Unfortunately, fate has other plans! Soledad will become a feared guerilla fighter known as "La Muneca" and will become a terror in Franco''s post war government! Her young playmate, Miguel, will become a rising young military officer in Franco''s army and appointed a Mariscal for the city of Toledo! After years of separation they will meet again with the help of a hooded stranger known only as "El Raposo" who will mysteriously come to their aid! Many years later, the young daughter of Soledad is to become a member of the Basque ETA movement and will be accused of murder! The son of Miguel''s best friend meets the young woman while at college and has little, if anything, in common with her! The young man will subsequently become a prominant attorney and the fate that once separated them will bring them all together after a series of strange conditions of unimaginable proportions! Andres, the young attorney, will spurn the Spanish aristocracy but not before being a confidante as well as one of the leading advisors to the King of Spain! With his help the King will establish a Constitutional Monarchy which has been in existanc

Book Details

  • Publisher: Authorhouse
  • Publish Date: Dec 1st, 2005
  • Pages: 676
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.49in - 2.15lb
  • EAN: 9781420886856
  • Categories: Historical - General
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