Literature: Santa María de las flores negras

Chilean novel by the author Hernán Rivera Letelier.

Under the burning mid-December sun of 1907, a throng of saltpeter miners, women and children, inhabitants of the pampa salitrera set out on the long walk to Iquique their goal to demand better work and life conditions. Along the way friendships were forged, lovers were found, quarrels fought, but no one could ever have imagined what awaited them once they reached the harbor city.

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Alternative Title(s):

Santa Maria De Las Flores Negras