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On the road to seek work in the cotton fields of Texas, an old Ford Model T truck breaks down and forces a change of destination that ultimately leads the protagonists to the Argentine Patagonia. Follow the anecdote-driven story of a devoted couple who spent their childhood in the U.S. Southwest during the Great Depression, met and married during World War II, and together undertook a lifelong journey of adventure and service.

Produktbeschreibung
On the road to seek work in the cotton fields of Texas, an old Ford Model T truck breaks down and forces a change of destination that ultimately leads the protagonists to the Argentine Patagonia. Follow the anecdote-driven story of a devoted couple who spent their childhood in the U.S. Southwest during the Great Depression, met and married during World War II, and together undertook a lifelong journey of adventure and service.
Autorenporträt
Nelda Bedford de Gaydou se crio bilingüe y bicultural. Nació en Rosario, Argentina de padres misioneros estadounidenses. Pasó su niñez y adolescencia en la Argentina e hizo sus estudios universitarios en literatura e historia en los Estados Unidos. Repartió su vida adulta entre los dos países hasta radicarse definitivamente en las Sierras de Córdoba con su esposo, con quien comparte tres hijos, cuatro nietos y tres perros labradores. En 2017, la versión del libro en inglés ("To the Ends of the Earth") obtuvo el primer puesto en biografía general de un concurso internacional (International Book Awards). Nelda Bedford Gaydou was born and raised in Argentina by missionary parents from the U.S. Growing up, she lived in Rosario, Comodoro Rivadavia and Buenos Aires. She attended Baylor University and the University of Texas at Austin, earning degrees in English Literature, History, and Spanish Literature. Nelda speaks several languages and works as a translator in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. Nelda and her husband, who have three children and four grandchildren, live in the mountains of Córdoba, Argentina. Her book, "To the Ends of the Earth: High Plains to Patagonia," won the 2017 International Book Award for General Biography.