Agian, ausardia edo lotsagabekeria da Klarinete Zaharra eskola-orduen artean egindako bilera azkar baten ondorio dela esatea. Baina inoiz esan dugun egiarik zintzoena da. Ideia sortu zen, ilusioa, eta nola ez, bi irakasle ameslarien proposamenen aurrean irribarre egiten duen gazte-talde baten iniziatiba ere bai. Horrela jaio da gure liburua, horrela jaio da Emilioren istorioa.
Decir que El viejo clarinete surge de una reunión rápida entre horas lectivas es quizás un atrevimiento, una osadía por nuestra parte. Pero es la verdad más cierta que hemos dicho nunca. Surge la idea, la ilusión, surge la iniciativa de un grupo de jóvenes que sonríe ante las propuestas de dos profesores quizás algo soñadores, en ocasiones demasiado. Así nace nuestro libro, así nace la historia de Emilio.
It's the summer of 1998 and for five years over a hundred mangled and desecrated bodies have been found dumped in the Chihuahua desert outside of Juárez, México, just across the river from El Paso, Texas. The perpetrators of the ever-rising number of violent deaths target poor young women, terrifying inhabitants on both sides of the border. El Paso native Ivon Villa has returned to her hometown to adopt the baby of Cecilia, a pregnant maquiladora worker in Juárez. When Cecilia turns up strangled and disemboweled in the desert, Ivon is thrown into the churning chaos of abuse and murder. Even as the rapes and killings of "girls from the south" continue, their tragic stories written in deser...
Jennifer Elaine Dodd wasn't the ordinary girl. She was as independent as her parents would allow and she was ahead of her peers in almost every aspect of life. At the age of twelve, she read at the level of a high school senior. At the age of thirteen, she decided to marry Sam Fitz, a man more than four times her age. Almost everyone thought she was playing ages with the fifty-six year old man, but he knew that this 'child' held his attention in a way that startled him. How young is too young? How old is too old?