Item description for Chile: El Otro 11 de Septiembre: Una antologa acerca del golpe de estado en 1973 (Ocean Sur) by Pilar Aguilera, Ariel Dorfman, Salvador Allende & Pablo Neruda...
"A worthwhile compilation for libraries and bookstores seeking titles on the subject."-Criticas
"This book is the kind of true testimonial that all Americans should read."-Clamor Magazine
This anthology reclaims September 11 as the anniversary of the 1973 US-backed coup in Chile by General Pinochet against the popularly elected Allende government. It combines moving personal accounts with a political and historical overview of the coup, featuring Ariel Dorfman's poignant essay "The last September 11" and President Allende's radio broadcast. Other contributors include Pablo Neruda, Fidel Castro, Joan Jara, Vctor Jara, and Beatriz Allende.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5.25" Height: 8" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2006
Publisher Ocean Press
ISBN 1920888810 ISBN13 9781920888817
Availability 0 units.
More About Pilar Aguilera, Ariel Dorfman, Salvador Allende & Pablo Neruda
ARIEL DORFMAN is considered to be one of "the greatest Latin American novelists" (Newsweek) and one of the United States' most important cultural and political voices. Dorfman's numerous works of fiction and nonfiction have been translated into more than thirty languages, including Death and the Maiden, which has been produced in over one hundred countries and made into a film by Roman Polanski. Dorfman has won many international awards, including the Sudamericana Award, the Laurence Olivier, and two from the Kennedy Center. He is distinguished professor at Duke University and lives in Durham, North Carolina.
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re-writting history Feb 3, 2005
Allende won with only the 36% of the votes, and tried to create in the southern tip of Southamerica a new Cuba, in the cold war era. Leftwings are experts in "adapting" the history to their convenience. Chilean armed forces liberated Chile from Communism. The facts shall be analysed within their context, back in 1973, when the country was filled by cuban "advisors", training terrorist to prepare a civil war.