The Little School: Tales of Disappearance & Survival in Argentina Quotes

Alicia Partnoy
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"Almost 30,000 Argentines 'disappeared' between 1976 and 1979, the most oppressive years of the military rule."
Introduction, p. 11

"Beware: in little schools the boundaries between story and history are so subtle that even I can hardly find them."
Introduction, p. 18

"There is also talk of 'disappeared' persons who are still held under arrest by the Argentine government in unknown places of our country. All of this is nothing but a falsehood stated with political purposes, since there are neither secret detention places in the Republic nor persons in clandestine detention in any penal institution."
Introduction, p. 23

"The one-flowered slippers remained at the Little School, disappeared ..."
Chap. 1, p. 28

"Courage. For today and for the rest of the days we'll have to endure here."
Chap. 2, p. 31

"Take heart."
Chap. 3, p. 37

"I, Alicia Partnoy, am still alive."
Chap. 4, p. 43

"The baby walks around this table with me, within me."
Chap. 7, p. 55

"Sometimes when I'm...

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