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Don't Be Afraid, Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks from the Heart: The Story of Elvia Alvarado

Alvarado, Elvia and Benjamin, Medea (Translator and Editor)

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ISBN 10: 006097205X / ISBN 13: 9780060972059
Published by Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1989
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Reprint. xxv, [3], 169, [9] p. Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Fact Sheet. Chronology. Resource Guide Elvia Alvarado, a campesino leader in Honduras who dedicated her life to organizing. Her story demonstrates the cruelty of poverty and how people can work together to change their reality. Trained by the Catholic Church to organize women's groups to combat malnutrition, Alvarado, a woman with a second-grade education, began to question the wretched conditions she saw around her. She became one of her country's leading political activists. Good. Signed by author. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Some page discoloration. First Perennial Library edition [stated. ] 5th printing [stated]. Bookseller Inventory # 68947

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Title: Don't Be Afraid, Gringo: A Honduran Woman ...

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Trade paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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"Elvia Alvarado tells the story of her life and the life of the people of Honduras. Read it and understand the struggle against tyranny of the poor. Read it and act."--Alice Walker

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Text: English, Spanish (translation)

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