Readership: General readers and students in Latin American Studies, political history, human
Marguerite Feitlowitz, Professor of Literature, Bennington College
Marguerite Feitlowitz is Professor of Literature at Bennington College. Her many awards include two Fulbright Fellowships to Argentina and a Mary Ingram Bunting Fellowship in Nonfiction.
"A magisterial work on a great subject. This is a book everyone should read." - Susan Sontag
"A major work that deserves to stand among the very best accounts of state terror and those who had the strength and luck to survive it." - Foreign Affairs
"Ms. Feitlowitz does an excellent job of combining moving, personal accounts of the Dirty War with insightful glimpses into the complexity of current events in Argentina." - Dr. Jose Miguel Vivanco, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch/Americas
Introduction: The Gentlemen's Coup
1. A Lexicon of Terror
2. Night and Fog
3. 'Life Here Is Normal'
4. The Land of Mourneth
5. The House of the Blind
6. 'The Scilingo Effect' The Past Is a Predator