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By Marguerite Feitlowitz

Tanks roaring over farmlands, pregnant ladies tortured, 30,000 members "disappeared"--these have been the horrors of Argentina's soiled warfare. A New York Times outstanding ebook of the 12 months and Finalist for the L.L. Winship / PEN New England Award in 1998, A Lexicon of Terror is a delicate and unflinching account of the sadism, paranoia, and deception the army junta unleashed at the Argentine humans from 1976 to 1983.

This up to date version contains a new epilogue that chronicles significant political, felony, and social advancements in Argentina because the book's preliminary book. It additionally maintains the tales of the participants inquisitive about the soiled conflict, together with the torturers, kidnappers and murderers previously granted immunity below now dissolved amnesty legislation. also, Feitlowitz discusses investigations introduced within the intervening years that experience indicated that the community of torture facilities, focus camps, and different operations liable for the "desaparecidas" used to be extra common than formerly inspiration. A Lexicon of Terror vividly inspires this surprising period and tells of the iconic results it has left at the Argentine culture.

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