❰PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Beyond the Ties of Blood Author Florencia Mallon – Heartforum.co.uk 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 co In the political aftermath of the Ties of MOBI î 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 Beyond the MOBI :Ä to raise her daughter alone forbidden to return She builds a uiet 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 herNearly twenty years after her exile the Ties of PDF/EPUB » 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 behindIn 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.
- 375 pages
- Beyond the Ties of Blood
- Florencia Mallon
- 11 March 2014 Florencia Mallon