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Torn from the World A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico

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ISBN-10: 0872867528

ISBN-13: 9780872867529

Edition: 2018

Authors: John Gibler

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Andr#65533;s Tzompaxtle Tecpile was torn from the world. Abducted off the street,blindfolded, and beaten, he was brought to a Mexican military facility and "disappeared."Tzompaxtle, a young indigenous man and member of an insurgentguerrilla movement, was subjected to months of interrogation and torture as themilitary tried to extract information from him. In an effort to buy time to protecthis family and comrades, and to keep himself alive, he lead his captors onfruitless journeys to abandoned safe-housesand false rendezvous locations forfour months. Finally, faced with imminent execution, he decided to make whathe thought was a suicidal attempt at escape; when he miraculously survived,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publication date: 9/18/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

John Gibler is a writer based in Mexico and California, the author of Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt (City Lights Books, 2009), and a contributor to Pa�s de muertos : Cr�nicas contra la impunidad (Random House Mondadori, 2011). He is a correspondent for KPFA in San Francisco and has published in magazines in the United States and Mexico, including Left Turn , Z Magazine , Earth Island Journal , ColorLines , Race, Poverty, and the Environment , Fifth Estate , New Politics , In These Times , Yes! Magazine , Contral�nea , and Milenio Semanal .