A Girl from Chimel

Item type: Book Date: 2005 Description: The book is The Girl from Chimel by Rigoberta Menchu Tum, the winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize, which she received “in recognition of her work for social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples”. The book is the story of a young girl growing up in the Mayan community in Guatemala. It is a story based on the author’s own life before her world was torn apart by war and genocide. [nggallery id=50]

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