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Remember Me

(2020)
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Amid the shadows of war, one family faces an impossible choice that will change their lives forever. From bestseller Mario Escobar comes a 20th-century historical novel of sacrifice and resilience inspired by Spain’s famed Children of Morelia and the true events that shaped their lives.

Madrid, 1934. Though the Spanish Civil War has not yet begun, the streets of Madrid have become dangerous for thirteen-year-old Marco Alcalde and his two younger sisters. Marco’s parents align themselves against the new fascist regime, unaware that their choice will endanger the entire family—nor do they predict the violence that is to come.

In a desperate bid for safety, the Alcaldes join many other Spanish families in making an impossible choice to send their unaccompanied children across the ocean to the city of Morelia, Mexico—a place they’ve never seen or imagined, but whose government promises their children protection. Young Marco promises to look after his sisters in Mexico until their family can be reunited in Spain, but a harrowing journey ensues.

As the growing children work to care for themselves and each other, they feel their sense of home, family, and identity slipping further and further away. As their memories of Spain fade, they begin to wonder if they will ever see their parents again or the glittering streets of the home they once loved.

Based upon the true stories of the Children of Morelia, Mario Escobar’s Remember Me—now available for the first time in Englishpaints a poignant portrait of an immigrant family’s sacrificial love and endurance, detailing just how far we go for those we love.

“Luminous and beautifully researched, Remember Me is a study of displacement, belonging, compassion, and forged family amid a heart- wrenching escape from the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War. Fans of Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Chanel Cleeton, and Lisa Wingate will be mesmerized.” —Rachel McMillan, author of The London Restoration

Perfect for book clubs: Includes discussion questions, research notes from the author, and a historical timeline

Based on real historical events: Full-length, 90,000-word historical novel based on the true stories of the Children of Morelia

Researched and written by a subject-matter expert: Mario Escobar has a master's degree in modern history and lives in Madrid

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

February 2021 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Remember Me (Spanish Civil War)
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 1-64358-802-8 / 978-1-64358-802-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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September 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 0-7852-3658-9 / 978-0-7852-3658-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Paperback Editions

September 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 0-7852-3670-8 / 978-0-7852-3670-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Fiction
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June 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 0-7852-3661-9 / 978-0-7852-3661-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Audio Editions

September 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Remember Me
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 1-71354-595-0 / 978-1-71354-595-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Brilliance audio
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September 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Remember Me
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 1-71354-596-9 / 978-1-71354-596-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Brilliance audio
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September 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 1-71352-890-8 / 978-1-71352-890-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson on Brilliance Audio
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September 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 1-71352-891-6 / 978-1-71352-891-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson on Brilliance Audio
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September 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
ISBN: 1-71352-892-4 / 978-1-71352-892-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson on Brilliance Audio
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September 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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September 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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September 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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September 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Kindle Editions

September 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Remember Me: A Spanish Civil War Novel
Author(s): Mario Escobar
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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