A flag for sunrise: a novel

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Knopf, 1981 - Fiction - 439 pages
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In the Central American country of Tecan, Americans, terrorists, revolutionaries, counter-revolutionaries, imported agents and common men and women become involved in a maelstrom of upheaval, terror, and destruction

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Review: A Flag For Sunrise

User Review  - Carl-John Veraja - Goodreads

Well, being a political junkie, I eagerly devoured this book and its messages of death drives, abjection, and oppression. It served as a painful mirror and a thrilling adventure. Highly recommended, and a work of genius at that. Read full review

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User Review  - Paul Wilner - Goodreads

My notice, for the National Book Critics Circle: http://bookcritics.org/blog/archive/n... Read full review


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About the author (1981)

Author Robert Stone was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 21, 1937. In 1954, he dropped out of high school and joined the Navy. In the 1960's, he briefly attended New York University, worked at the New York Daily News, and attended the Wallace Stegner writing workshop at Standford University. His novels are usually characterized by psychological complexity and political concerns.He has won numerous awards including a William Faulkner Foundation award for best first novel for A Hall of Mirrors, the National Book Award for Dog Soldiers, and a PEN/Faulkner Award for A Flag for Sunrise. The novel Dog Soldiers was made into the movie Who'll Stop the Rain.

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