In My Own Words

In My Own Words

Book - 1996
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Baker & Taylor
A new edition of the controversial "deathbed manuscript" attributed to Eva Perón offers insight into the present-day war crimes trials in Argentina, features Evita's criticisms of the nation's church and military, and includes an evaluation of the document's authenticity. Originally published as In My Own Words. Reprint.

Norton Pub
A new edition of the controversial "deathbed manuscript" attributed to Eva Peran. In 1987, a document that appeared to be the long-lost deathbed manuscript of Eva Peran was found in a government archive in Buenos Aires. Rumor had it that the manuscript, which is critical of the Argentine church and military, had been suppressed for thirty years after Evita's death by her husband, Argentine President Juan Peran. First published in the United States by The New Press in 1996, the book remains a fascinating historical document and memoir at a time when Argentina is back in the headlines and trials of leading officials from the Peran era are underway. Leading Peran scholars disagree about whether Evita wrote every word herself, and Evita: In My Own Words includes an extensive introduction by Peran scholar Joseph A. Page, who weighs all the claims and counterclaims about the document's authenticity and provides an essential historical framework for Eva Peran's life. Evita offers a firsthand glimpse of the woman who left an indelible if controversial mark on Argentina, and, at the time of her death at age thirty-three, was considered one of the most powerful women in the world. Originally published as In My Own Words.

Blackwell North Amer
In 1987, a small Argentine publishing house published a document that had recently been found in a government archive in Buenos Aires. The document was called "Mi mensaje," or "My Message," and appeared to be the long-lost deathbed manuscript of Eva Peron, referred to by her and mentioned in several biographies of her. Rumor had it that the document, which is critical of the Argentine church and military, had been suppressed for thirty years after her death by her husband, Argentine President Juan Peron.
Like everything about Evita, "My Message" is shrouded in mystery and myth. Leading Peron scholars disagree about whether Evita wrote every word herself and about whether it is an accurate reflection of Evita's thinking at the time of her death. Her estate, however, insists that the work is not by Evita.
In In My Own Words, "My Message" appears in English for the first time, published with an extensive introduction by Peron scholar Joseph A. Page, who weighs all the claims and counterclaims about the document's authenticity and concludes that "My Message" is "a vital document...probably based in part on dictation by the wife of Argentine President Juan Peron."

Baker
& Taylor

Presents the document called "My Message," which some claim to be the death-bed manuscript of Eva Peron, although its origins remain a mystery

Publisher: New York : New Press, c1996
ISBN: 9781565843530
1565843533
Branch Call Number: 982.062 P
Characteristics: 119 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm

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