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by Aguirre, Carmen.

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Overview

TitleSomething fierce : memoirs of a revolutionary daughter
Author / Responsible partyAguirre, Carmen.
CollectionNonfiction
GenreAutobiography.
TopicsAutobiography. Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionaria (Chile) Women revolutionaries -- Chile -- Biography. Chile -- History -- 1973-1988. South America -- History -- 20th century.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherCNIB
Published2012

Summary

Covering the decade from 1979 to 1989, Aguirre takes the reader inside war-ridden Peru, dictatorship-run Bolivia, post-Malvinas Argentina and Pinochet's Chile. She captures her constant struggle to reconcile her commitment to the resistance movement with the desires of her youth and her budding sexuality. Winner of Canada Reads 2012. Some descriptions of sex, explicit descriptions of violence.

Additional Information

descriptiondata
System control numberAM13499
Original Print PublisherVancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 2011.
NarratorJennifer Dale.
Narrator NameJennifer Dale.
Participant or performer noteJennifer Dale.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator
Contains Sexual ContentSexual Content
Contains Violent ContentGraphic Violence