An honest judge in Medellin, a Maoist guerilla of Perus Shining Path, the fair-haired Angel of Death in Argentinas Dirty War, the pool-party rich of El Salvador, the disabused revolutionaries of Nicaragua, and the ordinary Chileans who became silent partners in Pinochets dictatorship—these people live in Latin America, but their stories illuminate the human face of violence all over the world.
Tina Rosenberg spent five years trying to understand their world and learning to live with these children of Cain. Their stories are disturbing precisely because these people are not monsters; the faces in Children of Cain are not those of strangers.
Award-winning journalist Tina Rosenberg spent five years in Latin America—drinking coffee with hit men and sunbathing with death-squad financiers—to understand people for whom violence is a way of life. Her six vivid and haunting portraits illuminate the human face of violence, not only in Latin America, but all over the world.