Publisher: The New Press; Reprint edition (June 1, 2001)
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“Like a García Márquez novel that has abruptly, horrifyingly, come to actual existence” (New York Newsday), worry in Chile is a rare choice of firstperson money owed of existence lower than dictatorship. within the Eighties, presently after Chile emerged from one of many century’s so much infamous reigns of terror, Chilean journalist Patricia Politzer interviewed figures together with a innovative activist, an army chief dependable to normal Augusto Pinochet, a financial institution clerk all in favour of the established order, the mum of 1 of the “disappeared,” in addition to a dozen different women and men from each political place and social stratum of Chilean lifestyles. the result's a wide, vibrant, but nonideological view of recent existence below army rule, approximately which Ariel Dorfman writes, “I can reflect on no larger creation to my country.”With the October 1998 arrest of common Pinochet in nice Britain and renewed global knowledge of the horrendous crimes devoted in the course of his regime, worry in Chile, up-to-date with a brand new afterword by means of the writer that considers the hot makes an attempt to prosecute Pinochet for human-rights violations, bargains a vibrant portrait of Chile’s Pinochet period.