Lina Sattamini,James N. Green,Rex P. Nielson,Marcos P. S.'s A Mother’s Cry: A Memoir of Politics, Prison, and Torture PDF

By Lina Sattamini,James N. Green,Rex P. Nielson,Marcos P. S. Arruda

ISBN-10: 0822347180

ISBN-13: 9780822347187

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ISBN-13: 9780822347361

During the past due Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies, Brazil’s dictatorship arrested, tortured, and interrogated many of us it suspected of subversion; 1000s of these arrested have been killed in legal. In may possibly 1970, Marcos P. S. Arruda, a tender political activist, was once seized in São Paulo, imprisoned, and tortured. A Mother’s Cry is the harrowing tale of Marcos’s incarceration and his family’s efforts to find him and acquire his unlock. Marcos’s mom, Lina Penna Sattamini, used to be dwelling within the usa and dealing for the U.S. country division while her son was once captured. After studying of his arrest, she and her family members mobilized each source and speak to to find the place he used to be being held, after which they introduced an both extreme attempt to have him published. Marcos used to be free of criminal in 1971. Fearing that he will be arrested and tortured back, he left the rustic, starting 8 years of exile.

Lina Penna Sattamini describes her son’s tribulations via letters exchanged between kin, together with Marcos, throughout the 12 months that he was once imprisoned. Her narrative is more advantageous through Marcos’s account of his arrest, imprisonment, and torture. James N. Green’s creation presents an outline of the political scenario in Brazil, and Latin the USA extra generally, in the course of that tumultuous period. within the Nineteen Nineties, a few Brazilians started to recommend that you will want to fail to remember the trauma of that period and circulate on. Lina Penna Sattamini wrote her memoir as a protest opposed to old amnesia. First released in Brazil in 2000, A Mother’s Cry is testimonial literature at its top. It conveys the stories of a relations united by means of love and resolution in the course of years of political repression.

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