Based on a True Story

The book opens with an introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies, while the rest of the book consists of essays that explore the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's perspective.

Based on a True Story

Based on a True Story

Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema, Based on a True Story: Latin American History at the Movies examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. The book opens with an introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies, while the rest of the book consists of essays that explore the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's perspective.

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Based on a True Story
Language: un
Pages: 272
Authors: Elizabeth Renzetti
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-12 - Publisher:

"I threw in a coin and I closed my eyes and I thought, I hope I've got enough Valium to see me through the week. One of the other mums chucked her coin in, and turned to me. She said, 'Do you think there will ever come a day when
Based on a True Story
Language: un
Pages: 384
Authors: Delphine de Vigan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The international sensation that sold half a million copies in France and the subject of a new film by Roman Polanski: a chilling story about a friendship gone terrifyingly toxic. Winner of Le Prix Renaudot 2015 Winner of Le Prix Goncourt des Lycéens 2015 Overwhelmed by the huge success of
A Long Walk to Water
Language: un
Pages: 121
Authors: Linda Sue Park, Ginger Knowlton
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, 11-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996,
Based on a True Story 5-Pack
Language: un
Pages: 32
Authors: James Choung
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04 - Publisher: IVP Books

Everybody likes a good story. Especially if it's based on true, real-life events. But what kind of story is compelling enough to transform your life? Can a story be powerful enough to change the whole world?
From Playground to Prostitute
Language: un
Pages: 300
Authors: Elanie Kruger, Jaco Hough-Coetzee
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-03 - Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers

After a desperate and impoverished childhood Engela, as a rebellious teenager, becomes mixed up with Satanism, alcohol and drugs. She eventually flees to Bloemfontein because the leader of the Satanic Group 13 wants to kill her. Her path crosses with Pieter, a friend of her brother’s, who turns her over

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