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By Vicky Pinpin-Feinstein

ISBN-10: 0615804411

ISBN-13: 9780615804415

On an in a different way general morning at a personal university for ladies, a 15-year-old pupil is picked up via infantrymen and despatched to an army camp, changing into one of many millions of political prisoners arrested lower than Ferdinand Marcos' repressive regime within the Nineteen Seventies. A 12 months prior, Marcos had declared martial legislation and an army govt successfully took over the Philippines. After her liberate, writer Vicky Pinpin-Feinstein used to be required to report back to camp, her probation lasting 5 years. She used to be by no means charged and used to be by no means advised why she was once arrested. the consequences of legal and the long term probation makes Vicky’s tale an real illustration of the pernicious results of dictatorship and tyranny, results that pervaded a lifestyles for many years to return. it is a traditionally very important memoir, not just relocating in its rendition of what lifestyles used to be like for a tender blameless lady, but in addition for its incisive research of the political forces that wrecked democratic beliefs in a rustic the place politics and violence have continuously labored jointly for the good thing about the few.

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