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By Vicky Pinpin-Feinstein

ISBN-10: 0615804411

ISBN-13: 9780615804415

On an differently common morning at a personal college for women, a 15-year-old scholar is picked up through squaddies and despatched to an army camp, changing into one of many millions of political prisoners arrested lower than Ferdinand Marcos' repressive regime within the Seventies. A yr prior, Marcos had declared martial legislation and an army govt successfully took over the Philippines. After her unlock, writer Vicky Pinpin-Feinstein was once required to report back to camp, her probation lasting 5 years. She was once by no means charged and was once by no means informed why she used to be arrested. the results of felony 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. this can be a traditionally important memoir, not just relocating in its rendition of what lifestyles used to be like for a tender blameless lady, but additionally for its incisive research of the political forces that wrecked democratic beliefs in a rustic the place politics and violence have consistently labored jointly for the advantage of the few.

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