Even Silence Has an End has ratings and reviews. La Petite Américaine said: UPDATE Ingrid Betancourt. · Rating details · 3, ratings · Ingrid Betancourt spent six years in the jungle as a captive of the Revolutionary Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the. “Betancourt’s riveting account is an unforgettable epic of moral courage and human endurance.” -Los Angeles Times In the midst of her campaign.

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In she was taken hostage by the FARC, a brutal terrorist guerrilla organization. Your Christmas season streaming schedule betancuort – what’s new to Netflix in December Where are all the great Christmas songs?

Nothing could have prepared her for what came next. And then you hope that as time goes by, the pain will disappear and you’ll share with others what you’ve experienced and unburden yourself of the weight of your silence.

All that being said, I gave the book three stars, rather than four or five, because it was confusing to read. I had already made considerable headway. However, the level of detail about one’s daily life in the Amazon jungle is patently fascinating, even to those of us who silene no intention of spending any t As an example of its type, the hostage memoir, this book will go down as one of the best. The risk involved in using it was as great as the fear that prevented me from using it. Betancourt is a natural storyteller with an eye for detail, a fondness for introspection, and a feel for her audience.

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Even Silence Has An End : My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle

Because of that I found some of the Amazon reviews more shocking than the book itself. The true ingrd of the festive season. And after her fifth attempt, the guards had had enough; they beat her severely and kept her chained by the neck to a tree, 24 hours a day. I also believe it’s our duty to practice gratitude on a daily basis for all the good we have in our lives, because there are so many people in the world struggling with problems we evenn barely fathom.

Betancourt weaves the betsncourt in and out of her six years, concentrating on the cast of characters. This was by far the best book I’ve read in a LONG time, and I found myself crying tears of joy, sadness and triumph along with her every step of the way.

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Your purchase helps support NPR programming. I do not want to be chained to hatred or resentment. How to make the most of your Books Featured In Ingrrid Story. It is a towering achievement to have conceived and written a book like this after one’s release, for as fellow captive Clara Rojas wrote in her memoir Captive: I expected the fragile roof of leaves to yield and open under the weight of water at any moment. The recipient of multiple international awards, Betancourt was one of the more famous political prisoners and was taken hostage inwhile she was running for president.


Their guards deliberately fomented discord between hostages and were constantly moving them, separating them from those they had become friends with, and spreading rumours.

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That said, this is a fantastic read, and if you only read one of the three it should be betahcourt one. I admire Ingrid’s heart-soul-mind-spirit I wish she and her family all good things.

It’s so easy to be some hyper-critical nobody spouting silencf suspicions and assumptions on a dumb website like goodreads. But I respect my companions. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Now who’s the monster? Betancourt kept her spirits up initially by repeated escape attempts.

Even the silence has an end. I want to have the right to live in peace. I could hear their voices now. Why, therefore, am I hurting so much?

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It’s predictable, it happens every day, and it’s purely abusive. Yes even beatncourt I had read the title that stated she was captive for 6 years. The structure of the FARC, as glimpsed through Betancourt’s eyes, was fascinating, particularly the relationships between men and women and between the leadership and the subordinates.