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The Resource Even silence has an end : my six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle, Ingrid Betancourt

Even silence has an end : my six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle, Ingrid Betancourt

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Even silence has an end : my six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle
Title
Even silence has an end
Title remainder
my six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle
Statement of responsibility
Ingrid Betancourt
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith. Born in Bogotá, raised in France, Betancourt at age 32 gave up a life of comfort and safety to return to Colombia to become a political leader in a country that was being slowly destroyed by terrorism, violence, fear, and hopelessness. In 2002, while a candidate in the Colombian presidential elections, she was abducted by the FARC. She spent the next six and a half years in the depths of the jungle as their prisoner. Chained day and night for much of her captivity, she succeeded in getting away several times, always to be recaptured. The facts of her story are astounding, but it is Betancourt's indomitable spirit that drives this very special account, bringing life, nuance, and profundity to the narrative.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
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Betancourt, Ingrid
Dewey number
  • 986.106/34092
  • B
  • 986.10635092
Index
no index present
LC call number
F2279.22.B48
LC item number
A3 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Betancourt, Ingrid
  • Betancourt, Ingrid
  • Hostages
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Political kidnapping
  • Presidential candidates
  • Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia
  • Women presidential candidates
  • Women legislators
  • Guerrillas
  • Colombia
  • Colombia
Label
Even silence has an end : my six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle, Ingrid Betancourt
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Publication
Control code
ocn535490504
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
528 p.
Isbn
9781594202650
Lccn
2010024201
System control number
  • (OCoLC)535490504
  • a912444
Label
Even silence has an end : my six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle, Ingrid Betancourt
Publication
Control code
ocn535490504
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
528 p.
Isbn
9781594202650
Lccn
2010024201
System control number
  • (OCoLC)535490504
  • a912444

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