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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But my first impression stayed with me. I remember that my father and I were very
hungry. We didn't have anything to eat. My father said; 'We're not going to eat
because we've got to go here and go there.' We went all over the city. But I was ...
One Friday she didn't go to work because her little boy was ill and she had to stay
at home. They lived in the finca. They paid rent ... One Friday she stayed at home
and the landowner's son came to her house. He'd been to the fields and hadn't ...
After the family's farewell, each of us went their own way: he stayed in the
community since, as I said, he was secretary of the community. He was the
youngest of my brothers, though I have two little sisters who are younger. One of
them went ...
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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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