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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 folks it suspected of subversion; 1000s of these arrested have been killed in criminal. In may well 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 free up. Marcos’s mom, Lina Penna Sattamini, used to be dwelling within the usa and dealing for the U.S. country division while her son used to be captured. After studying of his arrest, she and her relatives mobilized each source and get in touch with to find the place he used to be being held, after which they introduced an both excessive attempt to have him published. Marcos used to be free of felony 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 relations, together with Marcos, in the course of the yr that he used to be imprisoned. Her narrative is greater via Marcos’s account of his arrest, imprisonment, and torture. James N. Green’s advent presents an outline of the political scenario in Brazil, and Latin the USA extra greatly, in the course of that tumultuous period. within the Nineties, a few Brazilians started to recommend that you'll want to put out of your mind the trauma of that period and movement 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 reviews of a relations united by means of love and backbone in the course of years of political repression.

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