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Chilean Voices: activists describe their experienc&hellip by Colin Henfrey
If you are interested in Latin American history, particularly in the modern era, this is a remarkable book. It is the testimony of some of those involved in the events that led to the coup in 1973 and the murder of Salvador Allende, the president of Chile.

It tell the story of a few of the union organisers and workers who for one short moment thought that they had changed Chile. They tell of their hopes and dreams, and the concrete steps they took to make the change possible, all in their own words.

It reminds me of Studs Terkel and his work in the US, and for me there is no higher praise.

It's free, so I have no complaint, but I wonder how "came" is… Read more
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, 18 Sep 2014
Price OK, seems well enough made.
Enemy Spies: Nathan Hale and John Andre by Karen Deal Robinson
1.0 out of 5 stars Oh dear., 18 Sep 2014
The idea of two stories intertwined chapter by chapter is a good one. However the writing is stilted, so much so that I gave up after approximately twenty percent of the way through. I know it is free, and don't want to be ungracious, so I would be interested to see what anyone else thinks.....

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