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Author Betancourt, Ingrid, 1961-

Title Even silence has an end [OverDrive electronic resource] : my six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle / Ingrid Betancourt.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2010.
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Description 1 online resource (528 pages)
Summary Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith. Born in Bogot√°, raised in France, Betancourt at age 32 gave up a life of comfort and safety to return to Colombia to become a political leader in a country that was being slowly destroyed by terrorism, violence, fear, and hopelessness. In 2002, while a candidate in the Colombian presidential elections, she was abducted by the FARC. She spent the next six and a half years in the depths of the jungle as their prisoner. Chained day and night for much of her captivity, she succeeded in getting away several times, always to be recaptured. The facts of her story are astounding, but it is Betancourt's indomitable spirit that drives this very special account, bringing life, nuance, and profundity to the narrative.--From publisher description.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Betancourt, Ingrid, 1961- -- Captivity, 2002-2008.
Betancourt, Ingrid, 1961- -- Kidnapping, 2002.
Hostages -- Colombia -- Biography.
Kidnapping victims -- Colombia -- Biography.
Political kidnapping -- Colombia.
Presidential candidates -- Colombia -- Biography.
Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia.
Women presidential candidates -- Colombia -- Biography.
Women legislators -- Colombia -- Biography.
Guerrillas -- Colombia -- History -- 20th century.
Colombia -- Biography.
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1974-
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Betancourt, Ingrid, 1961- Even silence has an end. New York : Penguin Press, 2010 9781594202650 (DLC) 2010024201 (OCoLC)535490504
ISBN 9781101438916 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
1101438916 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
9781101442913 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
1101442913 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
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