Everything you need to understand or teach Imagining Argentina by Lawrence Thornton.
Imagining Argentina is the story of a man named Carlos Rueda who is given the extraordinary ability of being able to see into the lives and fates of people that have been taken by Argentina's government without trial or reason. When Carlos's wife, Cecilia, is taken from their home after writing a sharp editorial in the newspaper about children who have been taken from La Paz in a school bus and never found again, Carlos is overcome with grief. However, he slowly learns over time that he has been granted the gift of seeing into the fate of other people who have been taken away in a manner similar to Cecilia's.
Carlos is the head of the Children's Theater in Buenos Aires and has a highly defined sense of the imaginative and theatrical. He understands the importance of paying attention to the imagination. For Carlos, he will fight a... View more of the Imagining Argentina Summary