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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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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