"Victor Montejo writes vividly, with a translator of distinction, about another Latin American reality." --The Guardian
"Montejo has first-hand involvement with the violence that Didion both mystifies and, in a morbid way, romanticizes. He conveys a rare sense of the lived reality in Central America, in a clear storytelling voice that makes it chillingly human."
--San Francisco Sun
Not a fun read, but an interesting commentary of the abuse by Guatemala of its native Mayan people by the Guatemalan military system.Published on May 31, 2011 by Lynn Sammons
I had to read this memoir for a Native American Studies course I'm currently taking, taught by none other than Victor Montejo himself. Read morePublished on November 15, 2010 by Michelle
Very painful, very true reporting of a terrible time in the history of the Guatemalan highlands.Published on January 30, 2010 by Star Lancaster