El Telémaco. The Last Travel
Telemachus, the last trip.
AUTHOR: PADILLA SUAREZ, ANGEL
Pages: 400 pag.
Languages: Spanish. Edition: 2007. Dimensions: 20x11, 5
On August 9, 1950 Valle Gran Rey left the motorsailer Telemachus. 171 canaries was crowded, mostly rubber and Republicans. Fleeing Franco's repression and misery. On September 16 these illegal emigrants reached miraculously La Guaira, Caracas, in one of the most emblematic episodes of illegal immigration from the Islands. More than half a century later, the researcher gum Angel Suarez, son of the coxswain in the voyage, the wreck was in a bay of Venezuela.
The last odyssey
The book The Telemachus. Past trip includes a late odysseys of illegal immigration to America from La Gomera. This was explained yesterday by the author, Angel Suarez, who gave a press conference in San Sebastian de La Gomera to report the presentation, the next 16 and also in the Columbian capital of the book, an act that will be some of the travelers. Suarez was yesterday accompanied by the councilman of Culture of the Municipality of San Sebastian, Maria Esther Hernandez. He noted that the book is the product of more than 30 years and collect a sample of the historical heritage of the island that came from illegal immigration canaria.