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The jaguar"s children

by John Vaillant

  • 26 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illegal aliens,
  • Mexicans,
  • Fiction,
  • Border crossing,
  • Human smuggling

  • Edition Notes

    Issued also in electronic format.

    StatementJohn Vaillant
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS8643 .A55 J33 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 pages ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26461611M
    ISBN 100307397173
    ISBN 109780307397171
    OCLC/WorldCa875729137

    The Sun’s book club is discussing Vancouver author John Vaillant’s new novel, The Jaguar’s Children. It’s a story of a young Mexican man who pays to be smuggled across the border to the U.S. The Jaguar's Children summary: The Jaguar's Children summary is updating. Come visit sometime to read the latest chapter of The Jaguar's Children. If you have any question about this novel, Please don't hesitate to contact us or translate team. Hope you enjoy it.

    Hector, the imperiled Oaxacan narrator of John Vaillant’s woozy heartbreaker of a novel, “The Jaguar’s Children,” has much to say on the subject of those who have pitched Mexico into a Author: Jan Stuart. JOHN VAILLANT's first book, The Golden Spruce, was a #1 national bestseller, winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction, the Pearson Writer's Trust Non-Fiction Award and the Roderick Haig Brown Regional Tiger was a #1 national bestseller, a Canada Reads selection, a Globe and Mail Best Book, and won the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, the Prix Bouvier /5(96).

    The Jaguar’s Children by John Vaillant is a literary thriller whose intense story grabs the reader immediately. Hector, a young Mexican is fleeing his homeland in the hope of a better life in America. He and his friend Cesar have paid the smugglers or “coyotes” for space inside a sealed water tanker truck.   With help from the Jacksonville Jaguars Owners' Circle, the Jaguars Foundation and First Book, , new books will be given to thousands of children in need. The book distribution is part of the "Touchdown for Reading" initiative by sponsored the Jaguars Owners' Circle to promote reading and improve literacy on the First Coast.


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John Vaillant's new book (and his first work of fiction), The Jaguar's Children, starts with that as the premise, but then goes in a direction I hadn't expected. Hector, his friend Cesar and some others leave Mexico sealed into the tank of a water truck/5.

The Jaguar’s Children is a beautifully rendered lament for an imperiled culture and the brave lives that would preserve it. You should read it." —John Burnham Schwartz, author of Reservation Road and The Commoner "The Jaguar's Children is devastating.

It's at once a literary mystery, an engrossing tour de force, and a brilliant commentary The jaguars children book. The Jaguar’s Children is a beautifully rendered lament for an imperiled culture and the brave lives that would preserve it.

You should read it." —John Burnham Schwartz, author of Reservation Road and The Commoner "The Jaguar's Children is devastating. It's at once a literary mystery, an engrossing tour de force, and a brilliant commentary /5(94).

Vaillant’s debut fiction follows Hector Lazaro from Mexico’s Sierra Juárez to Oaxaca’s el Centro to an old tanker truck poised to sneak into El Norte, the promised land. Because of his abuelo, an old man deeply rooted in Zapotec lands and culture, Hector carries an elemental connection to Oaxaca, a place somewhat Spanish but mostly Indio.

The Jaguar's Children] sensitively exposes a continuing human-rights travesty."— Wall Street Journal “A terrifying border tale though the geography of the story is that of Cormac McCarthy, the plot shares more territory with Edgar Allan Poe an end that is improbable, dripping with irony, and entirely satisfying/5(3).

At its best, The Jaguar’s Children is a humane look at the everyday people behind the headlines. It is said that one death is a tragedy, a million is a statistic. By the end of the novel, we begin to see why Hector and Cesar would even bother playing such a high-stakes game.

The Jaguar’s Children by John Vaillant As a non-fiction writer, John Vaillant has authored two critically lauded page-turners enlivened by high drama, gripping suspense, and. “The Jaguar’s Children,” Vaillant’s first novel, begins with a text message from a young man named Héctor María de la Soledad Lázaro González, who is sealed inside a water tank.

Book Review: 'The Jaguar's Children' By John Vaillant Critic Alan Cheuse says John Vaillant's intense tale of illegal immigrants trapped in a tanker.

Jaguar: Children Book of Fun Facts & Amazing Photos on Animals in Nature – A Wonderful Jaguar Book for Kids aged Jaguars (Eye to Eye with Big Cats) – Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and life cycle of jaguars. Aa Jaguars are large animals that live in the Amazon rain forest.

Bb Jaguars are usually found by the Amazon Basin, which is a large river. Cc Dd Jagu. Jaguars can be found in deserts, grasslands and rainforests. The size of a jaguar is aroud ft and the tail ft long. The jaguars has dark marking. “Hello I am sorry to bother you but I need your assistance,” begins John Vaillant’s novel, “The Jaguar’s Children.

” The voice asking for help belongs to Hector, one of a group of. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon 5D Donor marincountyfreelibrary External-identifierPages:   The Jaguar's Children NPR coverage of The Jaguar's Children by John Vaillant.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Jaguar's Story is the first and only illustrated story book about jaguars, their homeland and why they are endangered. Woven in the enchanting art and story is a mother’s love for her cubs. The Jaguar’s Story Activity Book An extra fun perk for the kids.

Children will get to draw rosettes on a jaguar, color rainforest scenery, and help a lost cub find his way home. (Soft-bound, 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm), 24 pages).

The Jaguar’s Story, a children’s book written by Kosa Ely (Kosarupa Dasi) and beautifully illustrated by Radhe Gendron, has received two prestigious awards this week. The book, which tells a charming story about two young Jaguar cubs in the Amazon rainforest, received the Gold Medal for Children’s Environmental Books from the Moonbeam Author: Madhava Smullen.

The Jaguar's Children imagines the life of two of the truck's passengers, Cesar and his friend, Hector, and is told mostly in the form of transcribed audio files. As the novel opens, the reader learns that the lengths to which these fifteen passengers have gone to gain passage into.

About The Jaguar’s Children. From the best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce, this debut novel is a gripping survival story of a young man trapped, perhaps fatally, during a border crossing.

Hector is trapped. The water truck, sealed to hide its human cargo, has broken down. The coyotes have taken all the passengers’ money for a mechanic and have not returned.

The Jaguar's Children is one of the best audiobooks I've ever listened to. It's a great book to listen to because it's written as a story being told aloud (and texted) to a stranger. Hector is a migrant trapped in a water truck somewhere in Arizona just across the border and he's asking for help and telling his story to an American contact in.

The Jaguar's Children (Book): Vaillant, John: Héctor is trapped. The water truck, sealed to hide its human cargo, has broken down. The coyotes have taken all the passengers' money for a mechanic and have not returned.

Those left behind have no choice but to wait. Héctor finds a name in his friend César's phone. AnniMac. A name with an American number.For children 34 inches tall or less, guests can contact the Jaguars ticket office at () regarding the steps to obtain a lap pass ticket in advance or visit the Game Day Ticket Office located between gates 2 and 3.