With the Contras: a reporter in the wilds of Nicaragua

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Simon & Schuster, 1987 - History - 327 pages
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An account of the "secret" war in Central America concentrates on the people involved, from "Suicida," a sergeant in the Samozoan National Guard, and his guerrillas caught in the daily violence, to CIA operatives

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Review: With the Contras: A Reporter in the Wilds of Nicaragua (A Touchstone Book)

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A quite sympathetic portrayal of an unpopular subject, the Nicaraguan Contras of the 1980s. The author views them from the perspective of the defeated soldiers of the former dictatorship, and ... Read full review

Review: With the Contras: A Reporter in the Wilds of Nicaragua (A Touchstone Book)

User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

This is a fairly brief account of the early stages in the Sandinista-Contra war. Based mainly on Dickey's on-the-ground reporting and interviews with various combatants, this book really gives an up ... Read full review

Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition
9
Beginnings 1980
69
Findings1981
99
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Christopher Dickey, Newsweek's award-winning Paris bureau chief and Middle East editor, reports regularly from Baghdad, Cairo, and Jerusalem, and writes the weekly "Shadowland" column -- an inside look at the world of spies and soldiers, guerrillas and suicide bombers -- for Newsweek Online. He is the author of Summer of Deliverance, Expats, With the Contras, and the novel Innocent Blood. He lives in Paris.

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