The Skin of the Sky

The Skin of the Sky

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The Skin of the Sky is the fascinating and haunting story of the life of Lorenzo de Tena, a brilliant Mexican astronomer. Born in the 1930s, the illegitimate son of a businessman and a peasant woman, Lorenzo lives happily with his mother, brothers, and sisters on their mother's farm on a small plot of land outside Mexico City. When Lorenzo's mother dies, his father brings the children to live with him in the capital. Thrust into a privileged world, the children struggle… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 06, 2004)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English