By Ariel Dorfman

ISBN-10: 0547549466

ISBN-13: 9780547549460

ISBN-10: 0547844182

ISBN-13: 9780547844183

“A fantastically crafted, searing memoir” approximately fleeing Chile after the Pinochet coup, and the exile’s longing for domestic (Kirkus Reviews).
“A multifaceted trip that's geographical, own and political . . . a posh, nuanced view of United States–Latin American politics and relatives of the final 40 a few years.” —Durham Herald-Sun
 
“One of an important voices popping out of South America.” —Salman Rushdie
 
In September 1973, the Chilean militia overthrew Socialist President Salvador Allende, ushering within the dictatorship of normal Augusto Pinochet. Ariel Dorfman, a tender leftist unswerving to Allende, used to be compelled to escape for his existence. In Feeding on Dreams, Dorfman portrays, via visceral scenes and startling honesty, the private and political maelstroms that experience outlined his lifestyles because the coup.
 
Dorfman’s wry and masterfully instructed account takes us on a page-turning journey throughout the previous numerous a long time of North-South political heritage, and the complicated results of revolution and tyranny—excavating for the 1st time his profound and provocative trip as an exile and the ramifications for his spouse and family.
 
“Fascinating.” —San Francisco Examiner
 
“A compelling, profound portrait . . . a piece to savor.” —The Boston Globe
 
“A publication that would concurrently undo us and maintain us.” —Tikkun

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