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Héctor Tobar

3.68 of 5 Votes: 3
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The Barbarian Nurseries (2011)
3.61 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I found this book at a used book sale in a library for $2.00. I gave it a chance and was quite disappointed with the first half of the book. I felt that the author's use of words like progeny instead of children was unnecessary and only detracted from the story. He did this thro...
Barbarian Nurseries (2011)
3.61 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I enjoyed the writing in this story. The parents in this book come off as self absorbed and not very likable. But I believe the precipitating incident saves this family And causes the parents to take stock and make necessary changes in their lives. Araceli their maid is given ...
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free (2014)
4.22 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Loved the story--who wouldn't want to read the only authorized book about the 33 Chilean miners trapped for 69 days? It really is a miracle that the miners survived, first, and, second, that they were rescued. However, Tobar overdoes trying to do service to every one of the men...
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