Journey: Based On A True Story by Stephen MateoJourney: Based On A True Story by Stephen Mateo

Journey: Based On A True Story

byStephen Mateo

Paperback | June 22, 2011

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The spellbinding story of a family that spans two generations;It's 1946. Tomas is 17 years old, living in Franco's fascist Spain, on the Canary Islands, where they are still recovering from three years of a bloody civil war. Torn between his family and the desire for freedom, Tomas makes a decision that changes his life and those around him forever. Journey is based on the true story of a man named Tomas Castellano, and the secret he's kept from his family his entire life.It all begins on the night before Tomas and Marlene's 50th wedding anniversary, when their son Mike Castellano, discovers the secret. Because of the political circumstances, and economics, Tomas leaves his home, his family, everything he knows, and loves - in search for freedom, and a better life, which nearly cost him, his. Journey shows us vividly, the ache and the pain one goes through - and the courage one needs to leave behind their home, their family, everything they know and love to live a life of freedom.Without telling anyone, Tomas and his friend Antonio risk their lives to escape. The story follows the extraordinary adventure of two young men, their struggle for survival, and the suffering a family goes through not knowing whether their son is alive or dead.Journey is a story about freedom...Freedom, to live the life you dream of...Freedom, that happens when you to let go,And... Freedom, that comes from knowing who your father is and where you came from.
Title:Journey: Based On A True StoryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:200 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.46 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.46 inPublished:June 22, 2011Publisher:AuthorhouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1463410808

ISBN - 13:9781463410803