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Circle of Love Over Death: The Story of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo
In Circle of Love Over Death, Matilde Mellibovsky documents the testimonies of mothers whose children were stripped from them in Argentina during the turbulent 1970s. She not only describes the personal anguish of families over the torture, death or "disappearance" of their children, but also shows how the women gave emotional support to each other and the way in which, si ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Curbstone Books
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This book is a collection of testimonials by actual mothers who became the renowned Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo and were instrumental in bringing down the dicatatorship of the 70s/80s. It's a very hard book to read as mothers describe their children, sometimes as young as 17, vanishing without a trace, or kidnapped before their eyes. Few of these mothers to this day actually know what happened to their children, such is the silence and mess of Argentinian justice. It's shocing because most of t ...more