Shattered Paradise by Ileana Araguti
Memoirs of a Nicaraguan War Child

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Wonderfully evokes Nicaragua’s enchanting beauty and the enormity of its loss.
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"Wonderfully evokes Nicaragua's enchanting beauty and the enormity of its loss."--Kirkus Reviews Shattered Paradise is a lyrical, stunning and poignant memoir of survival and quick adaption--as Ileana, alongside with her rooted Roman Catholic mother, manage to break free from a war infected life in Nicaragua, bullying school masters, and a womanizing father whose obsession with women and inner strength manage to carve an unexpected destiny for the two.
 

About Ileana Araguti

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Ileana grew-up in Nicaragua during the wars of the 1970's and 1980's only to flee to the United states. She adapted to her new environment and eventually succeeded to earn two Master's degrees from two universities in California where she currently lives.
 
Published June 14, 2013 by New Trends Press. 268 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War.
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Wonderfully evokes Nicaragua’s enchanting beauty and the enormity of its loss.

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