9781844674183

I Rigoberta Menchu 2E Pa

  • ISBN 13:

    9781844674183

  • ISBN 10:

    1844674185

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 01/12/2010
  • Publisher: VERSO

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Summary

The best-selling account of the life of Latin American peasant woman and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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.

‘’A moving account of gruesome repression, gut-wrenching poverty and vicious racism … A call to conscience.’’ -The Nation

‘’A fascinating and moving description of the culture of an entire people.’’ -The Times [London]

‘’A cornerstone of the multicultural canon.’’ -The Chronicle of Higher Education

‘’An extraordinary document.’’ -Francis Sejersted - Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

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