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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At times, the Farc almost seem like teenagers, these agrarian Marxists who bash her over the head with their AKs if she gets out of line, then playfully jump one another in the bushes and grow jealous over girlfriends or “associates” in Farc jargon.

That said, it’s so hard to imagine how any of us would react in similar situations and the constant tension and stress of the situation on an emotional level coupled with the physical stress and discomfort surely caused people bdtancourt act in ways they aren’t proud of.

If you take Betancourt at face value, then you likely also believe that Lolita really was a 12 year-old slut who wanted the old man to give it to her like a bad girl; you can stop reading here. Want to Read saving….

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

Surviving 1, Days in the Colombian Junglebecame immediately relevant, as each book references the authors of the other. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. The public persona wins, of course. She learns that by being stubborn — she repeatedly tries to escape, despite the severe beatings silwnce shackling afterwards — she keeps her identity. Even Silence Has an End is Betancourt’s incredible story of her survival.

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It is unbelievable and inspiring to read about the physical stamina and even more so the mental strength and faith of the author. But I can add a few edits to show what I think of it now. Then there are the guerrillas. Your Voice in My Head. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

She was held captive in the depths of the jungle for six and a half years, chained day and night for much of that time, constantly on the move and enduring gruelling conditions. It’s predictable, it happens every day, and it’s purely abusive.

Heard on All Things Considered. No trivia or quizzes yet. How to write a great review. Yes even though I had read the title that stated she was captive for 6 years. First, a little background about the story: A Gate at the Stairs. Cuando lo estas leyendo te imaginas la perspectiva, La amenaza de constante silencw el modo en que vives con tantas limitaciones, Como la vida aunada al castigo y puedes decidir que es todo lo que tienes detras esta la muerte, solo falta cortar ese filo tan tino que separa.

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One passage stuck out: Even Silence Has An End. She even stood up to the guerrillas on a number of occasions, displaying what I thought were remarkable shows of courage in an attempt to stick by her principles; but it seems that some of her fellow captives saw her as nothing more than a troublemaker who made things more difficult for them in the short term. Dec 18, Dimitris Ligoxigakis rated it it was amazing. For all I know she could have been the most narcissistic and evil person there.

She was used to ordering around her staff and having her breakfast brought to her on a tray. But in general, an involving book about all the mental and emotional things that hostages face. For the most part here, however, we will leave aside such publishing predations on our self-worth and look instead to the ample selection of other non-fiction releases on Even the silence has an end.


And what about her answer, anyway? It provided insight into what led to her capture by the FARC, and also her character. About this title Audio Format. She’s a brilliant, wealthy, multi-lingual icon with killer heels and lots of friends in high places.

Painfully, I tore myself away from the light, turned on my heels, and plunged into the thick matted darkness. The lessons she offers here-in courage, resilience, and humanity-are gifts to treasure.

They are a brutal terrorist guerrilla organization and they held her hostage along with many others for six and a half years until she and several others were rescued in a set-up military operation on July 2, I could easily understand. She was moved often, leaving behind the few precious items to which she had grown attached.

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Keith was willing to do whatever his captors told him. For as sick as she was at times, she sure did seem to remember a lot, down to less than the month.

Evven could not keep detailed notes; Betancourt did have notebooks occasionally, but burnt them regularly, and says herself she had difficulty recalling the sequence of events. Even Silence Has An End: Heck, if Ingrid had to spend 6 years captive the least I could do is read ‘every’ detail of her book.

I couldn’t put this book down!