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An edition of Salvador Witness (1984)

Salvador Witness

The Life And Calling of Jean Donovan

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This edition was published in by Orbis Books

Written in English

290 pages

Salvador Witness recounts a remarkable journey from the affluent suburbs of Connecticut to the jungles and refugee camps of El Salvador. The murder of Jean Donovan and her fellow churchwomen by Salvadoran troops in 1980 made headlines around the world. This book tells the story behind that event but also the story of a young woman, her growth, bravery, and humanity--and the price she was willing to pay for them.

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Salvador Witness: The Life And Calling of Jean Donovan
September 30, 2005, Orbis Books
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Salvador Witness: The Life and Calling of Jean Donovan
January 12, 1986, Ballantine Books
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Salvador witness: the life and calling of Jean Donovan
1984, Simon and Schuster
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Salvador Witness

First published in 1984



Work Description

Salvador Witness recounts a remarkable journey from the affluent suburbs of Connecticut to the jungles and refugee camps of El Salvador. The murder of Jean Donovan and her fellow churchwomen by Salvadoran troops in 1980 made headlines around the world. This book tells the story behind that event but also the story of a young woman, her growth, bravery, and humanity--and the price she was willing to pay for them.

Salvador Witness

The Life And Calling of Jean Donovan

This edition was published in by Orbis Books


First Sentence

"FATHER PAUL SCHINDLER, PASTOR OF THE PARISH OF La Libertad and head of the mission team of the Cleveland diocese in El Salvador, saw no reason to be concerned when two of his American missionariesDorothy Kazel and Jean Donovandid not return to their home base on the night of December 2, 1980."

Edition Description

Salvador Witness recounts a remarkable journey from the affluent suburbs of Connecticut to the jungles and refugee camps of El Salvador. The murder of Jean Donovan and her fellow churchwomen by Salvadoran troops in 1980 made headlines around the world. This book tells the story behind that event but also the story of a young woman, her growth, bravery, and humanity--and the price she was willing to pay for them.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Anniversary Edition
Prologue
CHAPTER I "Missing Today in El Salvador..." Tuesday, December 2, 1980
CHAPTER II Growing Up American 1953 1972
CHAPTER III The Road to Salvador 1972-1979
PHOTOS
CHAPTER IV This Ghost of South America
CHAPTER V A Perfect Time to Be Here
CHAPTER VI The Last Chance
CHAPTER VII The Blood-Dimmed Tide
CHAPTER VIII Diary of a Nightmare
Part I: April-July 1980
Part II: July-Spetember 1980
CHAPTER IX Last Trip Home
CHAPTER X The Return
CHAPTER XI They Were Subversives
CHAPTER XII A Bitchy Day
Epilogue The Meaning of El Salvador
Acknowledgements

Classifications

Library of Congress
BV2843.S4 D663 2005

Contributors

Epilogue
Margaret Swedish

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
290
Dimensions
8.3 x 5.3 x 0.4 inches
Weight
11.2 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL8698941M
ISBN 10
157075604X
ISBN 13
9781570756047
LC Control Number
2005280622
OCLC/WorldCat
61524170
Library Thing
926058
Goodreads
829999

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