The Killer's Tears
On the afternoon when Angel Allegria arrives at the Poloverdos farmhouse, he kills the farmer and his wife. But he spares their child, Paoloa young boy who will claim this as the day on which he was born. Together the killer and the boy begin a new life on this remote and rugged stretch of land in Chile. Then Luis Secunda, a well-to-do and educated fellow from the city descends upon them. Paolo is caught in the paternal rivalry between the two men. But life resumes its course . . . until circumstances force the three to leave the farm. In doing so, Angel and Luis confront their pasts as well as their inevitable destiniesdestinies that profoundly shape Paolos own future.
Author: Anne-Laure Bondoux
Edition: (Edition: Tra)
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2006-02-14