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