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Salvador

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Joan Didion

Didion's 1983 volume captured "the terror and unpredictability permeating the El Salvadorean scene," said LJ's reviewer (LJ 3/1/83). Though political events in El Salvador are no longer in the public eye, this serves as a chronicle of a dark chapter … see full wiki

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Author: Joan Didion
Genre: History, Nonfiction
Publisher: Vintage
2 reviews about Salvador
review by . May 12, 2013
Powerful, taut reportage of an excellent caliber!
Joan Didion's book is a reedy, powerful work of nonfiction that explores El Salvador's horrific civil war and the American government's dark involvement with helping certain individuals "to disappear." In this work, Didion travels from "battlefields to body dumps" to uncover what many in the political regime do not want covered. With gun shots echoing in the night, frightened citizens keeping quiet and the fear of imminent bloodshed on the minds of many, Salvador …
review by . February 04, 2000
Joan Didion's book is a reedy, powerful work of nonfiction that explores El Salvador's horrific civil war and the American government's dark involvement with helping certain individuals "to disappear." In this work, Didion travels from "battlefields to body dumps" to uncover what many in the political regime do not want covered. With gun shots echoing in the night, frightened citizens keeping quiet and the fear of imminent bloodshed on the minds of many, Salvador is a classic, true tale of political …
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