In the Utah canyonlands on a warm Saturday afternoon, eight miles from his truck, in a deep and narrow slot canyon, Aron was climbing down off a wedged boulder when the rock suddenly, and terrifyingly, came loose. Before he could get out of the way, the falling stone pinned his right hand and wrist ..
Villoro’s most exciting chronicle tells how he was able to compare the intensity of two of the most terrible earthquakes that Latin America has suffered: 1985 in Mexico City and 2010 in Santiago de Chile. Villoro took the stories and built a concert of impressions in which there is no lack of suspen..
In this book you will find a constellation of stars: Spanish movie stars such as Ángela Molina, Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Coronado, Ana Belén, Eduardo Noriega and Alfredo Landa. Spanish film director Gutiérrez Aragón describes the actors that he has worked with in his movies and also gives his own..
Only four men survived the plane crash. The pilot. A politician. A cop... and the criminal he was shackled to. On an icy night in October 1984, a commuter plane carrying nine passengers crashed in the remote wilderness of northern Alberta, killing six people. Four survived: the rookie pilot, a promi..
Through rigorous research and exclusive access to Capone’s family, Deirdre Bair cuts through the mythology, uncovering a complex character who was flawed and cruel but also capable of nobility. At once intimate and iconoclastic, Al Capone gives us the definitive account of a quintessentially America..
What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling, and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing an operation when it all goes wrong? Do No Harm provides unforgettable insight into the c..
This is an overview of the life and work of Antonio Barcelo, a simple man who went from being a simple sailor to becoming a hero of the Spanish Royal Navy due to his bravery and skill. January of 2017 marks three hundred years since his birth. / Este es un apasionante recorrido por la vida y haza..
One of the most popular narrators of his time, Arthur Conan Doyle, was a visionary man with attitudes which were far ahead of his time. In this book we will know in depth his biography, his work, beyond the creation of the illustrious Sherlock Holmes, and his spiritualistic inquisitiveness. / Autor..
Benjamin Franklin was considered the first American, and his signature is on the Declaration of Independence of the United States along with the signatures of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Learn about one of the most fascinating characters in the history of the United States through his ow..
The Biography of one of the great unknowns of history, Bernardo de Galvez. He marched on the right side of George Washington on the Independence Day of the United States in 1776, in recognition of his work and support for the American cause. Barack Obama has awarded him honorary citizenship in the U..
This book contains images from Billie's life, mostly about being a black woman in a racist country and her drug addiction. She often finds herself abused by sadistic whites. Meanwhile, Sinner, the modern-day protagonist detective, reminisces about the few times that he actually met this legendary ja..
Robert James Fischer is perhaps one of the most iconic characters in chess. His life as a chess player is worthy of a movie. At age 15 he became the youngest Grand Master in history until that time (1958). He put literally in check the Soviet supremacy in the science game facing the already consecra..