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 overdue Nineteen Sixties and early Seventies, Brazil’s dictatorship arrested, tortured, and interrogated many of us it suspected of subversion; thousands of these arrested have been killed in criminal. In might 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 unencumber. Marcos’s mom, Lina Penna Sattamini, was once dwelling within the usa and dealing for the U.S. country division whilst her son was once captured. After studying of his arrest, she and her relatives mobilized each source and call to find the place he used to be being held, after which they introduced an both extreme attempt to have him published. Marcos was once free of legal 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 kinfolk, together with Marcos, through the yr that he used to be imprisoned. Her narrative is more desirable through Marcos’s account of his arrest, imprisonment, and torture. James N. Green’s advent offers an outline of the political state of affairs in Brazil, and Latin the US extra widely, in the course of that tumultuous period. within the Nineteen Nineties, a few Brazilians started to recommend that you will want to put out of your mind the trauma of that period and flow on. Lina Penna Sattamini wrote her memoir as a protest opposed to ancient amnesia. First released in Brazil in 2000, A Mother’s Cry is testimonial literature at its top. It conveys the reports of a kinfolk united via love and resolution in the course of years of political repression.

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