I am a Dek

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.

Author: Gutaxe Samum
Country: Burma
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Marketing
Published (Last): 25 November 2012
Pages: 273
PDF File Size: 20.36 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.44 Mb
ISBN: 556-1-93132-199-8
Downloads: 7504
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zulugul

It is written beautifully and with each escape attempt I held my breath as I turned the pages. Betancourt’s skills with self-analysis may lead her to a bit sulence unfair attribution of motives to her fellow si,ence. I often wondered why less attractive hostages were left to rot while the photogenic Ingrid was paraded with abandon. She didn’t ask for any of hsa. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. A bolt of lightning tore through the forest, landing a few yards away from me.

On the helicopter ride out, she finally realised they were free. I remember that I screamed, and it was a scream like a beast scream, and I’m not sure if the scream was of joy or of fear Those being kidnapped are politicians, police officers, US military, teachers among others.

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

Her capture and sensational release made her an international celebrity. She describes bathing Clara Rojas’s newborn; Clara, whom Ingrid has been fighting with for years, then asks Betancourt to be the child’s godmother. In short, everything about her answer was human.


Her greatest fear is that she will lose her faith that she will be released. To the End of the Land. And what about Ingrid Betancourt today? I highly recommend this evn. I Still Dream About You.

The other hostages in captivity with Betancourt also sued the Colombian government–you just didn’t hear about it. Getting kidnapped was the best thing that ever happened to Betancourt’s career. 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.

This was a very difficult book to read. Even Silence Has An End. It is a beautiful account of one woman’s resilience and strength of spirit, against all odds.

The true horrors of the festive season. But I ended the book feeling that she was being dishonest – at least with herself, if not intentionally with the reader. The strangest is the tale of Clara, one of her aides who spends her time in captivity freaking out about her biological clock and succeeds in getting pregnant by one of the commanders the baby —a boy— is born in the jungle but his arm is broken when he is pulled roughly out of her.

Another guerrilla gave her a Bible; another, a 2, page dictionary. Ingrid Bettancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing powerful teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith.


Even Silence Has an End

The public persona wins, of course. Throughout her ordeal, she is tormented by what she might feel when she finally is released. So may I just say that I am so glad I silsnce reading because as her tortuous journey in captivity unravels I could hardly put the book down! In she was taken hostage by the FARC, a brutal terrorist guerrilla organization.

Even Silence Has an End by Ingrid Betancourt | : Books

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. There were scenes here that were reminiscent of concentration camp memoirs: I followed the enc I set for myself, and I have forgiven. What a strong, courageous, determined woman Ingrid Betancourt is! I couldn’t put this book down! To ask other readers questions about Even Silence Has an Endplease sign up.

It was raw and unrehearsed, jagged at times, sometimes rational, other times contradictory–yet it was clearly the truth as ongrid saw it. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Books Featured In This Story. Aug 30, Pages. Maybe she’ll do a follow up book But she didn’t stop there and call it good.