According to the author "the novel is a tribute to women able to find their place in the world when the winds blow against, and to all those pushed by life towards the adventure, often epic and almost always uncertain of emigration».
«The Captain’s Daughters» is the title of the new novel by María Dueñas that will arrive at the bookstores next April 12, a work in which the author pays homage to the Spanish colony that resided in New York during the first decades of the twentieth century. With an initial print run of 500,000 copies, "Las hijas del Capitán" will be Planeta’s main launch this spring in Spain and Latin America, announced the publisher today. According to María Dueñas, her new novel "is a tribute to women able to find their place in the world when the winds blow against. And also to all those pushed by life towards the often epic and almost always uncertain adventure of emigration. "The novel, with more than 600 pages, is set in several legendary enclaves in New York, such as Fourteenth Street. between Seventh and Eighth Avenue, where the lives of almost 40,000 immigrants from all corners of Spain passed during the 1930s, and who strove to build a life in this city.
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