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The little school : tales of disappearance & survival

Author: Alicia Partnoy
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Cleis Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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One of Argentina's 30,000 "disappeared", Alicia Partnoy (b. 1955) was abducted from her home by secret police and taken to a concentration camp where she was tortured, and where most of the other prisoners were killed. Smuggled out and published anonymously, this work is Partnoy's memoir of her disappearance and imprisonment. In 1979, she was forced to leave the country and moved to the U.S. where she was reunited  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Partnoy
ISBN: 1573440299 9781573440295
OCLC Number: 40178370
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
Originally published: Pittsburgh, Pa.: Cleis, 1986.
Description: 136 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Contents: The One-Flower Slippers --
Latrine --
Birthday --
My Names --
Benja's First Night --
Telepathy --
Graciela: Around the Table --
My Nose --
Religion --
A Conversation Under the Rain --
A Puzzle --
Toothbrush --
Bread --
The Small Box of Matches --
Ruth's Father --
Form of Address --
Poetry --
The Denim Jacket --
A Beauty Treatment --
Nativity --
App. Cases of Disappearance at the Little School --
App. Descriptions of the Guards at the Little School.
Other Titles: Tales of disappearance and survival
Responsibility: by Alicia Partnoy ; translated by Alicia Partnoy with Lois Athey and Sandra Braunstein ; illustrated by Raquel Partnoy.

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One of Argentina's 30,000 "disappeared", Alicia Partnoy (b. 1955) was abducted from her home by secret police and taken to a concentration camp where she was tortured, and where most of the other prisoners were killed. Smuggled out and published anonymously, this work is Partnoy's memoir of her disappearance and imprisonment. In 1979, she was forced to leave the country and moved to the U.S. where she was reunited with her daughter and her husband. Her story induced the world to open its eyes to the treatment of women in reference to the disappearances of Latin Americans.

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