the clubhouse, Carlos
tells me of when, a student
in Guatemala, he was
from a ceiling, tortured by police, for his leftist leanings,
American advisor looking on, grinning.
1973, living in Paris,
a Professor of Political Science, he was hired as a teacher by
the Chilean Government.
tickets in hand, at Orly Airport he saw a headline: "Salvador Allende, President of Chile, Commits
or old wounds, he turned to his wife and said, "Something's very wrong. Allende wouldn't take his own life."
years later, living in Florida, Carlos
is the condo's Maintenance Director,
and the owner of several thousand books.