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Preso sin nombre, celda sin número
Jacobo Timerman
With forewords by Arthur Miller and Ariel Dorfman

The Americas
Ilan Stavans and Irene Vilar, Series Editors

“Es un grito de dolor cargado de lirismo. Leerlo apasiona. Contemplario estremece.”
—Arthur Miller

Here in the original Spanish is the international bestseller known in English as Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number.

Unlike 15,000 other Argentines, ‘the disappeared,’ Timerman was eventually released into exile. His testimony [is] gripping in its human stories, not only of brutality but of courage and love.”
—New York Times, citation for list of “Books of the Century.”

This Spanish-language edition is copublished with Ediciones de la Flor, Buenos Aires.

Jacobo Timerman (1923–1999), outspoken champion of human rights and freedom of the press, criticized all repressive governments and organizations, regardless of their political ideologies.

An English-language edition of this title is also available from the UW Press:
Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number
Jacob Timerman
With a new introduction by Ilan Stavans
ISBN 978-0-299-18244-1

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the cover of the spanish edition of this book by Timerman is black and white with one line of red-orange under the name Timerman. Timerman wears glasses.

March 2004
192 pp.   5 1/4 x 7 5/8
In Spanish

Wisconsin edition for sale only in North America and Puerto Rico

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ISBN 978-0-299-20044-2
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