Book cover, by Vera Tavares.

Sinais de Vida – Cartas da Guerra (1961-1974)[Signs of Life – Letters of War (1961-1974)], by Joana Pontes

21 of January of 2020 - 18h30
Auditório do Museu do Aljube
Book cover, by Vera Tavares

Thirteen years of war, tons of daily correspondence between parents and children, friends and comrades in arms. From the collection of 440 letters and airograms, life and death, longing and boredom, revolt and resignation, stories within history and the memory of those who lived the colonial war.

Presentation by Aniceto Afonso

Publisher: Tinta da China, 2019

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