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Don't be afraid, gringo : a Honduran woman speaks from the heart : the story of Elvia Alvarado

Author: Elvia Alvarado; Medea Benjamin; Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.)
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Perennial library edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Elvia Alvarado; Elvia Alvarado
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elvia Alvarado; Medea Benjamin; Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.)
ISBN: 006097205X 9780060972059
OCLC Number: 20258581
Notes: "Originally published in 1987 by The Institute for Food and Development Policy"--Title page verso.
Description: xxv, 169 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Elvia Alvarado --
Introduction / Medea Benjamin --
Childhood to motherhood --
The church opened our eyes --
The real Honduras is hidden --
Jesus was an organizer --
Marriage campesino style --
Taming macho ways --
I learned to judge for myself --
Our struggle to recover the land --
Organizing brings change --
We don't want to beg --
Gringos and Contras on our land --
What's Democracy? what's Communism? --
Facing repression and prison --
Turn your tears into strength.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Medea Benjamin.

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