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    Description"The exotic escape and subsequent capture of a hippopotamus, the final remnant of the incongruous zoo Pablo Escobar used to flaunt his power, is the spark that activates the mechanisms of Antonio Yammara's memory, protagonist and narrator of El ruido de las cosas al caer, a dark balance from a time of terror and violence, set in a Bogota painted as a region full of literary significance. In 1995, Antonio meets the intriguing Ricardo Laverde, a man who has served a 20-year sentence. Laverde, an acknowledged pilot, is part of the group that gathers at the pool hall where Yammara, a young university Law professor, burns what is left of his youth. The two men become fast friends, to the point where Antonio, whose life has always been full of doubts, affirms that a warning hides within his friend's tortuous experience.


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    Title
    El Ruido de las Cosas al Caer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Juan Gabriel Vasquez
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 259
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    Spanish
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781616056117
    ISBN 10: 1616056118
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    Ingram Theme: APPR/AWARD, CULT/LATAME
    BISAC V2.8: FIC050000
    B&T General Subject: 100
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE20
    B&T Approval Code: A24245450
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 92
    B&T Approval Code: C39204500
    DC22: 863/.7
    DC21: 863.7
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    LC classification: PQ8180.32.A797 R85 2011
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    Thema V1.0: FV
    Publisher
    ALFAGUARA
    Imprint name
    ALFAGUARA
    Publication date
    30 June 2011