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What You Have Heard Is True

A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

by Carolyn Forché

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The prizewinning author of Blue Hour describes her deep friendship with a mysterious intellectual who introduced her to the culture and people of El Salvador, inspiring her work as an unlikely activist.