Publisher: Harvest Books; Reprint edition (January 8, 2007)
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this is often a unprecedented own testomony, the tale of 1 boy’s triumph within the face of most unlikely stumbling blocks. Born with cerebral palsy in Moscow, Ruben Gallego used to be hidden away in Soviet kingdom associations via his maternal grandfather, the secretary common of the Spanish Communist celebration within the Nineteen Sixties. His used to be a boyhood spent in orphanages, hospitals, and old-age houses, a lifetime of emotional deprivation and lack of human dignity. And but there's no self-pity the following, no bitterness, in basic terms an unfailing regard for the reality. Gallego’s tale is one among forget and mistreatment but additionally of shared small pleasures, of braveness, of the ability of the human will, and of a child’s turning out to be fascination with books and the worlds he unearths in them.