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By Vicky Pinpin-Feinstein

ISBN-10: 0615804411

ISBN-13: 9780615804415

On an differently general morning at a personal university for ladies, a 15-year-old pupil is picked up via squaddies and despatched to an army camp, turning into one of many hundreds of thousands of political prisoners arrested below Ferdinand Marcos' repressive regime within the Seventies. A yr previous, Marcos had declared martial legislation and an army govt successfully took over the Philippines. After her unencumber, writer Vicky Pinpin-Feinstein was once required to report back to camp, her probation lasting 5 years. She used to be by no means charged and used to be by no means advised why she was once arrested. the results of legal and the long term probation makes Vicky’s tale an genuine illustration of the pernicious results of dictatorship and tyranny, results that pervaded a lifestyles for many years to return. it is a traditionally important memoir, not just relocating in its rendition of what lifestyles used to be like for a tender blameless woman, but additionally for its incisive research of the political forces that wrecked democratic beliefs in a rustic the place politics and violence have constantly labored jointly for the advantage of the few.

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