Comandante

Comandante

Hugo Chávez's Venezuela

Book - 2013
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Acclaimed journalist Rory Carroll breaches the walls of Miraflores Palace to tell the inside story of Chavez's life and his political court in Caracas. Based on interviews with ministers, aides, courtiers, and citizens, this intimate piece of reportage chronicles a unique experiment in power, which veers among enlightenment, tyranny, comedy, and farce.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Oress, 2013
ISBN: 9781594204579
1594204578
Branch Call Number: Biography B Cha

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

The comandante admitted problems but shunned blame.

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

Venezuela's oil boom was keeping decaying industries on life support.

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

What ever the problem, tell a story.

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

In Venezuela nobody talks about anything.

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Jun 03, 2013

Throwing stones worked.

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Jun 03, 2013

With him or against him.

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ChristchurchLib May 21, 2013

"Describes the leadership of Venezuela's democratically elected president, Hugo Chávez, and his revolutionary efforts to transform his country, and paints a picture of his public and private life based on interviews with ministers, aides, courtiers and everyday citizens." May 2013 Biography and Memoir newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=635358

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