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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tortillas for breakfast; it was a reflex that was thousands of years old. She did the
same at noon and in the evening. It was a pleasure to watch her. Within seconds,
perfectly round, paper-thin tortillas would materialize in her hands, as though by ...
stone to make it finer, and another makes it into little balls for the tortilla. When
that's all ready, we all start making tortillas. We have a flat earthenware pan big
enough to hold all the tortillas. Then the men — my brothers and my father — all ...
And yes, they said the same: 'Well, in the morning we eat tortillas with salt and a
little pinol. At midday, our mother brings tortillas and any plants she finds in the
fields.' 'At night we eat tortillas with chile,' they said, 'chile with tortillas, and then ...
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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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