The Skin of the Sky

Elena Poniatowska

NOVEL. ALFAGUARA, 2001. 448 PAGES.

ALFAGUARA NOVEL PRIZE 2001

A story about the secret side of humanity, the one that hides all passions and emotions. La piel del cielo, like a telescope, brings us closer to the mystery of the stars and romance. This is the fascinating story of a talented man destined to unravel the mysteries of astronomy. Lorenzo will have to fight against bureaucratic traps, social inequalities, and political temptations to see his dream come true. His greater challenges will come from the darkest side of people, which hide their passions and feelings.     

PUBLISHED BY: Spanish ALFAGUARA | Brazil OBJETIVA | Greece HORIZONS | USA FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX / UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO PRESS 

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