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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I knew there were lots of other Indians in other parts of the country, because I'd
been meeting them in the finca since I was a child, but although we all worked
together, we didn't know the names of the towns they came from, or how they
As long as the dogs kept on barking, we knew that the soldiers were still there.
That's how our dogs helped us. We knew when the army was in the village. They
barked at whatever time or day the army left. That was the signal that the army
The other thing was that since my mother was a midwife for a long time and knew
most of the medicinal plants, or any remedies for adults or children, she'd often
be called out at three or four in the morning to go and see someone who was ill.
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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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