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Beyond the Ties of Blood In The Political Aftermath Of The 1973 Chilean Coup, Eugenia Aldunate Is Imprisoned And Tortured Her Lover, Manuel, Is Savagely Killed, One Of The Countless Disappeared That Would Haunt Chile S Collective Memory For Decades While Still In The Torture Camp, Eugenia Discovers She Is Pregnant And Is Exiled To Mexico And Then To The United States To Raise Her Daughter Alone, Forbidden To Return She Builds A Quiet Life For Herself As A Journalist And Professor, But The Scars On Her Arms Do Not Allow Her To Bury Her Past Each Night She Aches For Her Homeland While Fighting To Suppress The Horrific Nightmares That Still Plague Her.Nearly Twenty Years After Her Exile, Eugenia Is Called Back To Chile To Testify In Manuel S Case And Help Seek Justice For The Others Who Disappeared A Rare Living Witness To These Camps, Eugenia Must Come To Grips With The Legacy Of Violence And Traumas Left By Pinochet S Dictatorship And Find Truth And Solace In The Stories Of Those She Left Behind.In The Tradition Of Kiran Desai S The Inheritance Of Loss And Julia Alvarez S In The Time Of Butterflies, Beyond The Ties Of Blood Is A Tribute To The Resilience Of The Human Spirit And The Transcendence Of Family.

  • Hardcover
  • 375 pages
  • Beyond the Ties of Blood
  • Florencia Mallon
  • English
  • 02 August 2019
  • 1605983284

About the Author: Florencia Mallon

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10 thoughts on “Beyond the Ties of Blood

  1. says:

    3.5

  2. says:

    I finished this book about a week ago and it took a bit of time to process it because there was so much information and so many issues tackled This is the second book that I ve read recently about current political events that kept me wondering how was I not aware of what is happening in my world Mallon does an excellent job bringing us into the class system of Chile and the impact and perspective of the military coup on several different people Form Mallon s visual details of Chile you can I finished this book about a week ago and it took a bit of time to process it because there was so much information and so many issues...

  3. says:

    I am a sucker for any story about Chile I did a lot of research about the 1973 coup in college, and ever since then I have had an incredible interest in the country When this came up as andaily deal, I jumped at the chance and I was not disappointed.Spanning three generations of women in Chile, all of whom are affected in horrible ways by the coup d etat and the torture and mass murders following it, this novel is an attempt at healing these women An exchange of stories, of a shared e I am a sucker for any story about Chile I did a lot of research about the 1973 coup in college, and ever since then I have had an incredib...

  4. says:

    The patchwork narrative style was at first off putting constant switches to different families, countries and time periods but a third of the way through, the book begins to feel like a well thought out, organic whole with a powerful punch It is the story of the 1973 military coup in Chile We see, over a period of 17 years after General Pinochet s 1973 overthrow of Salvador Allende s socialist government, the changes wrought on families and on the land itself The theme running through peopl The patchwork narrative style was at first off putting constant switches to different families, countries and time periods but a third of the way through, the book begins to feel like a well thought out, organic whole with a powerful punch It is the story of the 1973 military coup in Chil...

  5. says:

    A compelling story of people who were profoundly impacted in Chile during the 70 sHaving never read much of Chile s history, especially during the Pinochet years and before, this novel gave great insight to the pain and sufferin...

  6. says:

    I work in a school library and although I read always, I try to give myself a stretch durning the summer by choosing achallenging read This title got several 5 star ratings and I was interested in the time period so I purchased it Boy, was I wrong ...

  7. says:

    This book was a page turned for me From the beginning I became engrossed in Eugenia s story, her love of Manual and then Laura and her entire family I must admit that, despite clues, I was shocked when La...

  8. says:

    The personal impact of the turmoil and disappearances surrounding the Chilean Coup of Sept 11, 1973 are artfully illustrated through Mallon s characters Told through voices of three generations, the perspectives of her character...

  9. says:

    I liked the first half of this book best, when the same story is told repeatedly by different characters, each adding a littleto it The second half was good, but not as fully fleshed out Nonetheless, this is very much worth reading, both for its own sake and for the perspectives it gives on recen...

  10. says:

    I love reading a book about something that I ve never thought about before The military coup in Chile is one of those things I really liked the characters and the way the story was woven together.

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