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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My brother escaped and immediately mobilized the whole village. They couldn't
take him very far because we cut off the paths right away. We used weapons, our
everyday weapons, for the first time. The people took machetes, sticks, hoes and
We took his belt off and checked his bag. We took his grenades away, his rifle,
everything. I thought it was really funny, it's something I'll never forget, because
we didn't know how to use it. We took his rifle, his big rifle, and a pistol, and we ...
We took the disarmed soldier to my house, taking all the necessary precautions.
We blindfolded him so that he wouldn't ... We took him a round-about way so that
he'd lose his sense of direction. We finally arrived back. I found it really funny, ...
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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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