Children of Cain: Violence and the Violent in Latin America (Paperback)
Violence and the Violent in Latin America
Penguin Books, 9780140172546, 400pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 1992
Tina Rosenberg spent five years trying to understand their world and learning to live with these "children of Cain." Their stories are disturbing precisely because these people are not monsters; the faces in Children of Cain are not those of strangers.
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Praise For Children of Cain: Violence and the Violent in Latin America…
"Rosenberg presents vivid portraits of the people 'who made cruelty possible' in Colombia, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Peru. Through them she succeeds in making the grisly and fleeting headlines from those places understandable.'
The New York Times Book Review
"There is perhaps no more succinct and authoritative account of . . . pivotal events in recent Latin American history. There is certainly no better-written and more riveting account."
The Washington Post Book World
"Rosenberg . . . provides sharp analysis and history. . . . This is an important book. Rosenberg asks all sides for answers, ad braves real physical danger, and retains a healthy incredultiy and sense of humor."
"It is Rosenberg's intelligent eye, her sense of the absurd, her unfailing courage and perseverance, and most important, her empathy and compassion that bring Children of Cain to life and start to lead North American readers down the hard path toward understanding Latin America."
Los Angeles Times Book Review