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By Rick Collignon

The gentle-hearted Flavio Montoya returns,
now because the elderly scion of his relatives, nonetheless tending
his sister Ramona’s fields and pondering how all
of his kin may have died prior to him. When
the mountains surrounding Guadalupe erupt in
flames, the background of the village appears to be like set
loose within the smoke. The useless arrive and the silent
speak. whilst Flavio is accused of beginning the fire
that fast threatens to devour the village, the
disaster turns into yet another secret that he must
fold into his personal reminiscence, notwithstanding he can't quite
understand any of it.
A Santo within the picture of Cristóbal García is a
beautiful, humorous, even epic story of the way all historical past is
finally own.

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2006 From January through March, the A&E TV network broadcasts Rollergirls, a reality series focusing on the Austin, Texas, Lonestar Rollergirls Roller Derby league. By August there are more than 135 women’s Derby leagues in the United States. 2009 Drew Barrymore directs and stars in the feature film Whip It, about a present-day Texas misfit who finds meaning in her life through Roller Derby. 2011 Team USA survives a field of thirteen to win the first Roller Derby World Cup. 2012 The International Olympic Committee announces that Roller Derby is one of eight new sports they are considering for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

This beautiful volume, full of photographs and artifacts, is jam-packed with anecdotes about the Derby and its stars. The author, an admitted fan, worked for Derby guru Jerry Seltzer for a decade. S O U R CE N O TE S Acknowledgments Page 6 “close to five thousand people . . the newest game in town”: “New York Rollers Win, 13-11,” New York Times, December 6, 1948. 9 “More than three thousand fans . . were sold”: “Skating,” by Bill Love, New York Journal-American, December 7, 1948. 28 “79 percent .

Her advice and encouragement always kept me on track. ) Furthermore, I greatly appreciate the insights on Toughie and Gerry shared by Gary Powers of the National Roller Derby Hall of Fame. I was thrilled to attend the hall’s 2012 induction ceremony and oldtimers’ game, where I sat in the front row and watched veteran stars hit the track and flip over the railing right before my very eyes. Apparently, age is not an impediment when the Derby is in your blood. And finally, thanks to Matt Collins for capturing all the energy and personality of the early Roller Derby skaters in the wonderful illustrations that grace this book.

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