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Deliver Us from Evil: The True Story of Mexico's Most Famous Kidnapping

3.71 of 5 stars 3.71  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This is the moving and extraordinary story of the kidnapping that has caused the greatest concern in Mexican public opinion. The abduction of Ernestina Sodi and her sister, the actress Laura Zapata, was perpetrated by a band of professionals, who are now incarcerated. The sisters were taken hostage in 2002, and Ernestina Sodi remained captive for three months, until her yo ...more
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Phoenix Books
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Harley
Maybe it was the translation. I didn't enjoy the writing at all. Ernestina Sodi tells the story of her kidnapping, along with one of her sisters, in Mexico. She is a writer, who comes from a well-known family, with both an actress and a famous and wealthy Mexican singer. I suppose being kidnapped and held for ransom is pretty dramatic, but the writing was melodramatic and banal. However, it gave me insight into what it's like to live in Mexico if you are known as a person of means. I read it for ...more
Seven
This is a true story of two sister that get kidnapp and they evil time they go through. This was the most famous kinapping in Mexico's. Sorry to say it does not make Mexico look very good. I would have to think twice before going there.
Gill
I did enjoy this book but it took me a while to read...it was a book that I could put down and pick up days later...maybe this was because of the translation.
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