Ernesto Gamboa

Ernesto Gamboa

Book - 2012 | Spanish
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"Ernesto Gamboa is a former union leader who became a lawyer to defend the interests of the Honduran working class. He was invited by the union leaders to address the workers on May 1, Honduran Worker's Day and during the middle of his speech, Ernesto was shot in the chest by a stranger. He falls backwards, with his left hand covering the bullet wound. Seconds later he dies on the platform. The scene becomes chaotic, people run in all directions at once. Then, suddenly, Ernesto opens his eyes and sees his body lying motionless on the platform. He gets scared by the scene and joins the crowd of people scattering all over the place, seeking protection from another bullet. Although Ernesto knew who he was, no one in the crowd recognized him as the person who had been shot. Later, he attends his own funeral, sees his family, approaches them, but also does not recognize him as Ernesto Gamboa. The character devotes the rest of his life to finding answers to what happened"--Amazon.com.
"Ernesto Gamboa es un ex líder sindical quien se convirtió en abogado para defender los intereses de la clase obrera hondureña. Fue invitado por los dirigentes sindicales para dirigirse a los trabajadores el primero de mayo, Día del Trabajador Hondureño y durante la mitad de su discurso, Ernesto recibió un disparo en el pecho por un desconocido. Se cae de espaldas, con la mano izquierda cubriendo la herida de bala. Segundos después muere sobre la plataforma. La escena se vuelve caótica, la gente corre en todas direcciones a la vez. Entonces, de repente, Ernesto abre los ojos y ve su cuerpo tendido inmóvil sobre la plataforma. Se asusta por la escena y se une a la multitud de personas que se dispersan por todo el lugar, buscando protección de otra bala. Aunque Ernesto sabía quién era, nadie en la multitud lo reconoció como la persona que había recibido el disparo. Más tarde, asiste a su propio funeral, ve a su familia, se acerca a ellos, pero tampoco lo reconocen como Ernesto Gamboa. El personaje dedica el resto de su vida a buscar respuestas a lo sucedido"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Miami, Flordia : Alexandira Library [2012]
ISBN: 9781481106986
1481106988
Characteristics: 256 pages ; 22 cm

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