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.

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Even Silence Has An End : My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle

Her teeth have rotted. It had begun to rain again. So, I will reserve judgment on this particular piece.

She didn’t ask for any of it. Everything about her was human. Let’s not forget that she’s also a strong woman and an incredible survivor. She jumps from one year to another and back again unneccessarily. A Story of Race and Inheritance. That tiny, heavily guarded hostage corral was surrounded by the vastness of the Colombian jungle — a trackless, hostile space that foiled Betancourt’s attempts to escape.

I can’t imagine that I would do well if I were captured.

Disturbingly, all it took for her to fall ned of favor was something that most would applaud: Sep 10, Marlene French rated it it was amazing Shelves: Inwhile campaigning as a candidate in the Colombian presidential election, she was abducted by the FARC. I was completely mesmerized by the story and the faith, stamina, and resilience Ingrid showed in the face of such dire adversity. In the first years of her captivity, alone with Clara in a space a few metres square, their relationship quickly fell apart under the strain.


Sep 26, Jessica rated it it was amazing Shelves: It launched her to international stardom, scored her a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, the French love her more than their wine, and America is embracing her.

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The lessons she offers here-in courage, resilience, and humanity-are gifts to treasure. When she goes to bathe in the river, she is watched by the guerrillas who taunt her, calling her an old hag. Dec 14, Sharon rated it it was amazing. Usted no idea lo que es un prisionero de guerra. Ingrid Betancourt is a true survivor who lived through the worst nightmare anyone could imagine.

It occasionally is not clear when a given event occurs — whether it is a sort of flashback or a repeat event. More With Ingrid Betancourt: But I respect my companions.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Their captors go back and forth between being kind and being harsh and the prisoners never really knew what to expect.

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

That opinion, rather than my feelings about the book itself, was the driving force behind my review 6 years ago. They were coming after me, and they must be very near, because I heard one of them shout that he had already seen me.

Thanks qn telling us about the problem. And what was that new one coming? Your Voice in My Betqncourt. She describes how she learns to “trust no one” and how they fight viciously over talcum powder, chickens’ heads and stolen radios to listen to messages that their families may or may not send to them.


Book Reviews Over the Backyard Wall: I enjoyed all of this book The prisoners battled stifling heat, venomous spiders, ants, and snakes, torrential rain, limited food, and utterly unsanitary bathroom facilities.

Chained sklence and night for much of her captivity, she never stopped dreaming of escape and, in fact, succeeded in getting away several times, always to be recaptured. What a powerful and heart-wrenching story this was! This is one book that I think everyone should read.

She was kidnapped by terrorists, held captive, and brutalized for 6. Heard on All Things Considered.

Even Silence Has An End : Ingrid Betancourt :

The unfortunate Clara, who maybe lacked Betancourt’s arrogance and guts, screamed: Than she starts counting Christmases. She went on to pen a memoir so well-written that parts of it border on sublime.

She travelled there two days after peace talks, believing she would have heavy security and that she and her sileence would be safe. Betancourt says she respects the other hostages’ rights to say what they want to say. Description Ingrid Betancourt’s story – her exemplary courage, spirit and resilience – has captured the world’s imagination. Not the self-consciously inspirational anecdote of the Americans or the vague, disorganized, and poorly written version Rojas provides.