W. George Lovell

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A Beauty that Hurts

Life and Death in Guatemala

When A Beauty That Hurts was published in 1995, Guatemala was still one of the world’s most flagrant violators of human rights. Now that a measure of “peace” has come to the … 288 View
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Preface

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Introduction written by W. George Lovell 7 $0.70 Add
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Acronyms

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Understanding acronyms used within the book 2 $0.20 Add
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Map

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Map for locations referenced throughout book 1 $0.10 Add
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Q’anjob’al Canadian

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In this chapter, Lovell explores the story of Genaro Castañeda as a Q’anjob’al Mayan and his journey from Guatemala to Canada. 14 $1.40 Add
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Nobel K’iche’

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In this chapter, Lovell explores the life story of Rigoberta Menchú and the controversy that arose from her writings. 9 $0.90 Add
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Jakaltek American

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In this chapter, Lovell discusses a case of mistaken identity, the chaos that ensued, and the story of a man forced to reinvent himself. 6 $0.60 Add
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Doña Magdalena

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In this chapter, Lovell tells the story of Doña Magdalena, detailing the experiences and trauma she faced in Guatemala. 7 $0.70 Add
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Through a Lens Darkly

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In this chapter, Lovell discusses the tragic case of Beatriz Eugenia Barrios Marroquin as told through Jean-Marie Simon’s book on Guatemala. 3 $0.30 Add
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Devils and Angels

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In this chapter, Lovell discusses three features by Montreal filmmaker Mary Ellen Davis which focus on the troubled past of Guatemala and what perceptions of the country might look like in the future. 5 $0.50 Add
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The Delivery Man

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This chapter details the lack of news about Guatemala through Canadian news sources. 1 $0.10 Add
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Into the Fire

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In this chapter, Lovell discusses tragic cases of doctors, teachers, and journalists who faced violence in Guatemala. 8 $0.80 Add
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Scorched Earth

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This chapter begins with Pope John Paul II’s visit to Guatemala in 1983 and a discussion of the supposed peace now in the country. 9 $0.90 Add
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Futility at the Polls

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This chapter discusses the call for violence in Guatemala to end and an exploration of Canada and the United States’ stance. 5 $0.50 Add
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Civilian Rule

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In this chapter, Lovell discusses his arrival in Guatemala in 1985 just before the run-off election took place and the hope a civilian president gave to residents. 4 $0.40 Add
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A Militarized Society

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This chapter discusses army rhetoric and examining what the role of an army should be in a country like Guatemala. 5 $0.50 Add