Spain in our hearts : Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 / Adam Hochschild
- Hochschild, Adam
- Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
- Physical Description:
- xxi, 438 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Far from home -- Chasing moneychangers from the temple -- Promised land, black wings -- "Those who do not think as we do" -- A new heaven and Earth -- "I will destroy Madrid" -- "Don't try to catch me" -- Rifles from the 1860s -- Over the mountains -- Civil War at the 'Times' -- The man who loved dictators -- Devil's bargain -- "I don't think I would write about that if I were you" -- "As good a method of getting married as any other" -- Texaco goes to war -- "In my book you'll be an American" -- "A letter to my Novia" -- "Only a few grains of sand left in the hourglass" -- At the river's edge -- A change of heart? -- Gambling for time -- The taste of tears -- Kaddish.
- A sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through nine American and British characters including Hemingway and George Orwell. It was a war between fascism, communism, and democracy that preceded World War II, and a tale of idealism and a noble cause that failed.
- 9780547973180 (hardcover) and 0547973187 (hardcover)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 410-419) and index.
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