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The Little Hen in the City/ La Gallinita en la Ciudad
The Little Hen in the City/ La Gallinita en la Ciudad
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Jorge gives an overview of the book:

A small, tired, and ill speckled hen that flies in front of her window on a rainy morning, arouses in Natalia nostalgia for her grandfather, who stayed in El Salvador. She then is determined to save the hen and moves heaven and earth to achieve it.
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A small, tired, and ill speckled hen that flies in front of her window on a rainy morning, arouses in Natalia nostalgia for her grandfather, who stayed in El Salvador. She then is determined to save the hen and moves heaven and earth to achieve it.

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About Jorge

My name is Jorge Argueta. I was born in El Salvador. My family owned a tiny restaurant known for its delicious food. The restaurant was located in front of a bus terminal where the drivers used to bring people from the capital, San Salvador and from all over. While eating...

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Published Reviews

Jan.07.2008

Xochitl and her family have come from El Salvador and are missing home very much. They live in San Francisco's Mission District and what they miss most of all are the flowers that they were surrounded with...

Jan.07.2008

A Movie in My Pillow/ Una película en mi almohada is a collection of 21 poems written by Salvadoran author Jorge Argueta. In these poems Jorge Argueta evokes the wonder of his childhood in rural El Salvador...