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El Lector.

By: Durbin, William.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, 2006ISBN: 0-385-74651-2.Subject(s): Cuban american families--Literature -- Cigar industry--Fiction -- Oral reading--Fiction -- Depressions--Fiction | Historical fiction -- Florida--fictionSummary: Bella always dreamed of being a lector, just like her Grandfather, who reads novels, political essays and union news to the workers in a cigar factory. However, circumstances force Bella to take a job at the cigar factory to help support her family instead of getting the education she needs to be a reader. Then, her Aunt Lola is arrested with other workers after a union meeting, and radios begin to replace the lectors in the factories, and Bella must find a way to save her family and her dreams.
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Bella always dreamed of being a lector, just like her Grandfather, who reads novels, political essays and union news to the workers in a cigar factory. However, circumstances force Bella to take a job at the cigar factory to help support her family instead of getting the education she needs to be a reader. Then, her Aunt Lola is arrested with other workers after a union meeting, and radios begin to replace the lectors in the factories, and Bella must find a way to save her family and her dreams.

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