El Volcán

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Author House, May 21, 2009 - Fiction - 464 pages
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A taciturn and moody young man, Lieutenant Peter Kane, USMC finds himself thrust squarely into the center of the violence and bloodshed of a Central American communist revolution.  As he soon finds out, nothing is black and white in this often confusing, often frightening, and always dangerous conflict.  Follow Kane as he fights to get his inner demons under control with the same determination, strength of will, tenacity, and brute force he uses to fight his enemies in this Central American hell!

 

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“This is an action novel that really focuses on character development.  Levy genuinely tries to tell all sides of the story.  Though this book was written almost twenty years ago, the message is more pertinent now than ever.  Highly recommended reading...”

 

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EL VOLCÁN

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This fast-paced military thriller is set in Central America during Cold War-era late 1980s.U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Peter Kane is sent to San Cristobal, a fictitious nation bordering Guatemala and El ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
38
Section 3
70
Section 4
101
Section 5
142
Section 6
171
Section 7
190
Section 8
206
Section 14
287
Section 15
306
Section 16
317
Section 17
342
Section 18
357
Section 19
371
Section 20
392
Section 21
408

Section 9
220
Section 10
233
Section 11
243
Section 12
261
Section 13
271
Section 22
434
Section 23
441
Section 24
442
Section 25
445
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About the author (2009)

Charles Levy is a former Marine Corps intelligence officer who specialized in Latin America and counterinsurgency operations.  He spent time at the Defense Intelligence Agency studying the conflict in El Salvador and also served as a military advisor to the Armed Forces of El Salvador as part of the United States Military Group during the civil war in that country.  He left the Marine Corps to attend medical school and is currently a neurological surgeon in Virginia.

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