When rains became floods : a child soldier's story / Lurgio Gavilán Sánchez ; with the collaboration of Yerko Castro Neira ; foreword by Carlos Iván Degregori ; introduction by Orin Starn ; translated by Margaret Randall.Material type: TextLanguage: English Original language: Spanish Series: JSTOR eBooksLatin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 128 pages) : map, photographsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822371441; 0822371448Uniform titles: Memorias de un soldado desconocido. English Subject(s): Gavilán Sánchez, Lurgio | Sendero Luminoso (Guerrilla group) -- Biography | Sendero Luminoso (Guerrilla group) | Gavilán Sánchez, Lurgio | Child soldiers -- Peru -- Biography | Quechua Indians -- Peru -- Biography | Political violence -- Peru -- History -- 20th century | Peru -- Politics and government -- 1980- | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America | Child soldiers | Political violence | Politics and government | Quechua Indians | Peru | Bürgerkrieg | Peru | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military | Since 1900Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Biographies. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: When rains became floods.DDC classification: 985.292064083 LOC classification: F3448.7.G39Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
In the ranks of Shining Path -- At the military base -- Time in the franciscan convent -- I return to the countryside of Ayacucho.
Translated from the Spanish.
When Rains Became Floods is the gripping autobiography of Lurgio Gavilan Sanchez, who as a child soldier fought for both the Peruvian guerilla insurgency Shining Path and the Peruvian military. After escaping the conflict, he became a Franciscan priest and is now an anthropologist. Gavilan Sanchez's words mark otherwise forgotten acts of brutality and kindness, moments of misery and despair as well as solidarity and love.
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Author notes provided by SyndeticsLurgio Gavilán Sánchez is a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology at the Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico).
Margaret Randall is the author of dozens of books, including Che On My Mind , also published by Duke University Press.