Winner of Canada Reads 2012!
New in paperback, a gripping, darkly comic memoir of a young
underground revolutionary during the Pinochet dictatorship in 1980s
This dramatic, darkly funny narrative, which covers the decade
from 1979 to 1989, takes the reader inside war-ridden Peru,
dictatorship-run Bolivia, post-Malvinas Argentina and Pinochet''s
Chile. Writing with passion and deep personal insight,
Carmen Aguirre captures her constant struggle to
reconcile her commitment to the resistance movement with the
desires of her youth and her budding sexuality.
Something Fierce is a gripping story of
love, war and resistance and a rare first-hand account of