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La Noche de la Usina

PREMIO ALFAGUARA DE NOVELA 2016
En un pueblo perdido de la provincia de Buenos Aires muchas cosas estan a punto de extinguirse.

Durante la crisis economica que desemboco en el traumatico corralito bancario de 2001, un grupo de hombres se propone reunir la suma de dinero necesaria para adquirir unos silos abandonados en un predio agroindustrial.
Pero antes siquiera de llevar el proyecto a cabo, una estafa los hace tocar fondo y reaccionar ante la injusticia. Ahora se trata de robarle al mismisimo ladron. Esta novela narra la historia de una merecida venganza colectiva llevada a cabo durante una noche legendaria que quedara en el recuerdo.
Eduardo Sacheri crea en La noche de la usina un microcosmos narrativo poblado por un grupo de perdedores heroicos, protagonistas de una epica quijotesca, conmovedora y profundamente humana.
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Desde su primera edicion, en 1998, han presidido el Premio Alfaguara: Carlos Fuentes, Eduardo Mendoza, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Antonio Munoz Molina, Jorge Semprun, Luis Mateo Diez, Jose Saramago, Jose Manuel Caballero Bonald, Angeles Mastretta, Mario Vargas Llosa, Sergio Ramirez, Luis Goytisolo, Manuel Vicent, Bernardo Atxaga, Rosa Montero, Manuel Rivas y Laura Restrepo.
Alfaguara, sello que pertenece a Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, fue fundada en 1964. Siempre ha tenido la vocacion de apostar por la literatura en espanol y por America Latina, construyendo un camino de doble sentido para los libros publicados aambos lados del Atlantico.
Hasta esta edicion han obtenido el Premio Alfaguara de novela: Caracol Beach, de Eliseo Alberto, y Margarita, esta linda la mar, de Sergio Ramirez (ex aequo); Son de mar, de Manuel Vicent; Ultimas noticias del paraiso, de Clara Sanchez; La piel del cielo, de Elena Poniatowska; El vuelo de la reina, de Tomas Eloy Martinez; Diablo guardian, de Xavier Velasco; Delirio, de Laura Restrepo; El turno del escriba, de Graciela Montes y Ema Wolf; Abril rojo, de Santiago Roncagliolo; Mira si yo te querre, de Luis Leante; Chiquita, de Antonio Orlando Rodriguez; El viajero del siglo, de Andres Neuman; El arte de la resurreccion, de Hernan Rivera Letelier, El ruido de las cosas al caer, de Juan Gabriel Vasquez; Una misma noche, de Leopoldo Brizuela; La invencion del amor, de Jose Ovejero, El mundo de afuera, de Jorge Franco y Contigo en la distancia, de Carla Guelfenbein.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION
ALFAGUARA NOVEL PRIZE

In a far-flung town in the province of Buenos Aires, many things are about to die out. During the economic crisis that led to the traumatic bank freeze of 2001, a group of men decides to gather the amount of money necessary to acquire some abandoned silos on an agro-industrial property.
But even before they can carry out the project, a scam makes them hit rock bottom and react in the face of injustice. Now it s about robbing the thief. This novel narrates the story of a well-deserved collective revenge carried out during a legendary night that will never be forgotten.
In The Night of the Heroic Losers, Eduardo Sacheri creates a narrative microcosm inhabited by a group of heroic losers, protagonists of a quixotic epic tale that is at once moving and profoundly human.
Since its first edition in 1998, the Alfaguara Prize has been chaired by Carlos Fuentes, Eduardo Mendoza, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Antonio Munoz Molina, Jorge Semprun, Luis Mateo Diez, Jose Saramago, Jose Manuel Caballero Bonald, Angeles Mastretta, Mario Vargas Llosa, Sergio Ramirez, Luis Goytisolo, Manuel Vicent, Bernardo Atxaga, Rosa Montero, Manuel Rivas, and Laura Restrepo.
Alfaguara, an imprint that belongs to Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, was founded in 1964. It has always been called to bet on literature in Spanish and on Latin America, constructing a two-way street for books published on both sides of the Atlantic.
To date, the Alfaguara Novel Prize has been awarded to: Caracol Beach, by Eliseo

Booklovers earn $1.85 in rewards when purchasing this title

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Title: La Noche de la Usina
  • Author: Alfaguara Alfaguara, Eduardo Sacheri
  • Publisher: Santillana USA Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9781941999813
  • Width: 6.0 inch
  • Languages: Spanish
  • Subtitle: Premio Alfaguara 2016
  • Series: Premio Alfaguara 2016
  • Format: PaperBack
  • Category: General Fiction , Literature
  • Publication Date: 21/06/2016
  • Pages: 350
  • Height: 9.0 inch

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