Salvador Witness: The Life And Calling of Jean Donovan

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Salvador Witness recounts a journey from the affluent suburbs of Connecticut to the jungles and refugee camps of El Salvador. It is a tale for our time, a narrative of emotional and spiritual growth that led Jean Donovan at age twenty-five to dedicate her life to the poor. Her murder at the hands of government troops in El Salvador shocked the world. This book tells the story behind that event but also the story of a young American woman, her growth, her bravery, and her humanity - and the price she was willing to pay for them.

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Ana Carrigan, who grew up in Ireland and South America, has had a distinguished career in film and television. She co-produced "Roses in December" which received an Emmy nomination and a Christopher Award, and was the associate producer of a film about Jean Donovan, "Choices of the Heart."

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"A fine and sensitive book. It brings home to the reader the gravity of the issues in Central America..."

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