I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Verso, 1984 - 251 σελίδες
"Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechistic work as an expression of political revolt as well as religious commitment. Menchú vividly conveys the traditional beliefs of her community and her personal response to feminist and socialist ideas. Above all, these pages are illuminated by the enduring courage and passionate sense of justice of an extraordinary woman."--Publisher description.
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It's hard for me to remember everything that's happened to me in my life since
there have been many very bad times but, yes, moments of joy as well. The
important thing is that what has happened to me has happened to many other
I couldn't do anything. Just before the mayor arrived, the landowner talked to him
and they were laughing. We didn't understand what they were saying. They didn't
ask us to tell them what had happened, when it had happened, or at what time.
He was the only one who might have told what really happened. But later he was
kidnapped from the hospital by armed men, men in uniform who just calmly took
him away. The next day he was left in front of San Carlos University: tortured, ...
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And that's when my consciousness was born" By sally tarbox on 22 December 2017 Format: Kindle Edition The autobiography of a young Guatemalan peasant woman who went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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This was an interesting autobiography, or testimonial as Rigoberta calls it, but hard to read. The writing style is rather monotonous. In addition, the book is rather mired in controversy, ever since ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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