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An American in Barcelona: Dr. Pearson, The Man Who Brought Light to Catalonia
by Xavier Moret
An inspirational novel of the real-life engineer whose ambitious project to build an electrical grid in Catalonia changed Barcelona foreverXavier Moret illuminates the story of the American engineer Frederick Stark Pearson, an entrepreneur with a global vision, whose innovative business ventures brought electricity to Catalonia. From his arrival in Barcelona in June 1911, ...more
ebook, 208 pages
Published August 14th 2012 by Barcelona eBooks
(first published January 1st 2012)
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Xavier Moret (b. 1952), a Barcelona native, studied English philology and journalism at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, but has learned much more from traveling. He has been lucky enough to earn his living combining three of the things he enjoys most: reading, writing, and traveling. In his twenties, he translated Superman and Batman. In 1982, he published his first novel, L'americà que est ...moreMore about Xavier Moret...