By Victoria Donda

ISBN-10: 1522697349

ISBN-13: 9781522697343

ISBN-10: 1590514041

ISBN-13: 9781590514047

Argentina’s coup d’état in 1976 ended in one of many bloodiest dictatorships in its history—thirty thousand humans have been kidnapped, tortured, and for this reason “disappeared.” And hundreds of thousands of infants born to pregnant political prisoners have been stolen from their doomed moms and “given” to households with army ties or who have been collaborators of the regime. Analía was once this kind of childrens, raised with no suspecting that she was once followed. At twenty seven, she realized that her identify wasn’t what she believed it to be, that her mom and dad weren’t her actual mom and dad, and that the farce conceived by way of the dictatorship had controlled to outlive via greater than twenty years of democracy.

In My identify is Victoria, it really is now not Analía, yet Victoria who tells us her tale, in her personal phrases: the lifetime of a tender and thriving middleclass girl from the outskirts of Buenos Aires with robust political convictions. turning out to be up, she idea she used to be the black sheep of the family members with rules diametrically against her parents’. It wasn’t till she chanced on the reality approximately her origins and the surprising revelation of her uncle’s involvement in her mom and dad’ homicide and in her kidnapping and adoption that she was once in a position to totally embody her legacy. this day, because the youngest member of congress in Argentina, she has reclaimed her id and her actual identify: Victoria Donda. this is often Victoria’s tale, from the instant her mom and dad have been kidnapped to the day she used to be elected to parliament.

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