Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number

Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number

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ISBN10: 0299182444 ISBN13: 9780299182441 Contributors: Miller, Arthur; Stavans, Ilan; Talbot, Toby Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr Published: Sep 1 2002 Pages: 176 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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Timmerman, an Argentine-Jewish journalist and newspaper editor whose preoccupations were corruption and anti-Semitism, published the habeas corpus to the Argentine courts by the families of the disappeared and was jailed on April 15, 1977, after 20 civilians under army orders stormed his apartment. This is Timmerman's chronicle of 30 months of torture and jail time spent primarily in a tiny, wet cell. The Argentine junta, under international pressure, finally set him free by exiling him in Israel. This work first appeared in English translation in 1981. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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