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By Marjorie Agosín Celeste Kostopulos-Cooperman Marjorie Agosín | Comments: ( 235 ) | Date: ( Feb 25, 2020 )

Over the past decade over 350 women around the city of Ju rez, Mexico, have been raped and murdered The remains of these brutalized young women continue to be found scattered in the parched desert, vacant city lots, and roadside ditches Others are never found.In Secrets In The Sand, Agosin through her words and images invites her readers to bear witness to the reality thOver the past decade over 350 women around the city of Ju rez, Mexico, have been raped and murdered The remains of these brutalized young women continue to be found scattered in the parched desert, vacant city lots, and roadside ditches Others are never found.In Secrets In The Sand, Agosin through her words and images invites her readers to bear witness to the reality that the grieving families of the disappeared and murdered young women face every day.As a poet and human rights activist Marjorie Agosin has dedicated her life s work to the search for justice and human dignity.


  • Title: Secrets in the Sand: The Young Women of Juarez
  • Author: Marjorie Agosín Celeste Kostopulos-Cooperman Marjorie Agosín
  • ISBN: 9781893996472
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Marjorie Agosín Celeste Kostopulos-Cooperman Marjorie Agosín

Marjorie Agos n was born in Maryland and raised in Chile She and her parents, Moises and Frida Agos n, moved to the United States due to the overthrow of the Chilean government by General Pinochet s military coup Coming from a South American country and being Jewish, Agos n s writings demonstrate a unique blending of these cultures.Agos n is well known as a poet, critic, and human activist She is also a well known spokesperson for the plight and priorities of women in Third World countries Her deep social concerns and accomplishments have earned her many awards and recognitions, and she has gained an international reputation among contemporary women of color.Agos n, a passionate writer, has received critical acclaim for her poetry collections, her close reflections on her parents and family, and her multi layered stories Within every novel, story, or poem, she captures the very essence of Jewish women at their best Agos n s works reveal the experiences of pain and anguish of Jewish refugees She writes about the Holocaust as well as anti Semitic events that occurred in her native land.Agos n has many fascinating works and is recognized in both North and South America as one of the most versatile and provocative Latin American writers Agos n became a writer to make a difference I wanted to change the world through peace and beauty, she said Today she is not only a writer, but also a Spanish professor at Wellesley College.



Comments Secrets in the Sand: The Young Women of Juarez

  • Amber

    I picked up this collection because of my personal connection to Juarez, where I went on mission when I was still a high schooler back in the early 2000s. I felt my heart breaking all over again reading Agosin's poignant verse, felt fire in my blood at her call to action, and longed to comfort the women in her poems, even while knowing there is little comfort I can give. It's an eye-opening collection of poems that speaks truth right to the soul, while at the same time preserving the dignity and [...]


  • Meredith

    This book is awesome! Even if you don't know a lot about this problem, this book will open your eyes to the injustices on both sides of the border. It is rather gruesome in some parts, but its all true and really horrifying.


  • Mills College Library

    861 A275se 2006


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