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001    ocn915740454 
003    OCoLC 
005    20160120035910.0 
008    151130s2016    nyu           000 1 eng   
010      2015043410 
019    900623980 
020    9781594206580|q(hardback) 
020    1594206589|q(hardback) 
035    (OCoLC)915740454|z(OCoLC)900623980 
041 1  eng|hfre 
042    pcc 
043    s-ag--- 
049    CKEA 
050 00 PQ2702.E87|bL5413 2016 
082 00 843/.92|223 
084    FIC037000|2bisacsh 
100 1  Betancourt, Ingrid,|d1961-|eauthor. 
240 10 Ligne bleue.|lEnglish 
245 14 The blue line :|ba novel /|cIngrid Betancourt. 
264  1 New York, New York :|bPenguin Press,|c[2016] 
300    359 pages ;|c22 cm 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
500    "Translated by Lakshmi Ramakrishnan Iyer, in collaboration
       with Rebekah Wilson" -- Verso title page. 
500    "Originally published in French as La Ligne Bleue by 
       Editions Gallimard, Paris" [2014] -- Verso title page. 
520    "From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and 
       activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about 
       freedom and fate. Set against the backdrop of Argentina's 
       Dirty War and infused with magical realism, The Blue Line 
       is a breathtaking story of love and betrayal by one of the
       world's most renowned writers and activists. Ingrid 
       Betancourt, author of the New York Times bestselling 
       memoir Even Silence Has an End, draws on history and 
       personal experience in this deeply felt portrait of a 
       woman coming of age as her country falls deeper and deeper
       into chaos. Buenos Aires, the 1970s. Julia inherits from 
       her grandmother a gift, precious and burdensome. Sometimes
       visions appear before her eyes, mysterious and terrible 
       apparitions from the future, seen from the perspective of 
       others. From the age of five, Julia must intervene to 
       prevent horrific events. In fact, as her grandmother tells
       her, it is her duty to do so--otherwise she will lose her 
       gift. At fifteen, Julia falls in love with Theo, a 
       handsome revolutionary four years her senior. Their lives 
       are turned upside down when Juan Peron, the former 
       president and military dictator, returns to Argentina. 
       Confronted by the realities of military dictatorship, 
       Julia and Theo become Montoneros sympathizers and radical 
       idealists, equally fascinated by Jesus Christ and Che 
       Guevara. Captured by death squadrons, they somehow manage 
       to escape. In this remarkable novel, Betancourt, an 
       activist who spent more than six years held hostage by the
       FARC in the depths of Colombian jungle, returns to many of
       the themes of Even Silence Has an End. The Blue Line is a 
       story centered on the consequences of oppression, 
       collective subservience, and individual courage, and, most
       of all, the notion that belief in the future of humanity 
       is an act of faith most beautiful and deserving. "--
       |cProvided by publisher. 
600 10 Perón, Juan Domingo,|d1895-1974|vFiction. 
600 17 Perón, Juan Domingo,|d1895-1974.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00019933
610 20 Organización Montoneros (Argentina)|vFiction. 
610 27 Organización Montoneros (Argentina)|2fast
650  0 Young women|vFiction. 
650  0 Visionaries|vFiction. 
650  7 FICTION / Political.|2bisacsh 
650  7 Visionaries.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01167906 
650  7 Young women.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01183301 
655  7 Political fiction.|2lcgft 
655  7 Magic realist fiction.|2lcgft 
655  7 Bildungsromans.|2gsafd 
655  7 Fiction.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423787 
655  7 Political fiction.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01726702 
700 1  Ramakrishnan Iyer, Lakshmi,|etranslator. 
700 1  Wilson, Rebekah|c(Translator),|etranslator. 
776 08 |iOnline version:|aBetancourt, Ingrid, 1961- author.|tBlue
       line|dNew York, New York : Penguin Press, 2016
       |z9780698196537|w(DLC) 2015047221 
994    92|bCKE 
Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  F BETANCOU    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Science Fiction  SFF BETANCOURT INGRID    Check Shelf