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  • Cabezas, Omar. (Foreword by Carlos Fuentes. )
    FIRE FROM THE MOUNTAIN: The Making of a Sandinista.

    Edition: 3rd US printing.

    New York: Crown, 1985. dj. Hardcover - Omar Cabezas, the chief of Political Direction in the Ministry of Interior, Nicaragua at the time this book was published, writes of the time he spent training as a guerrilla fighter with the Sandinista National Liberation Front in the Nicaraguan mountains. Foreword by Carlos Fuentes. Translated by Kathleen Weaver. 233 pages. ISBN: 0-517-558009.

    Condition: Good in very good+ dust jacket (spine slant.)

    Book ID: 29379
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  • I BRING YOU A RED AND BLACK WINGED BUTTERFLY / TE REGALO UNA MARIPOSA DE ALAS NEGROS Y ROJAS. by Campos, Abby, Manuel, Rolando and others.
    Campos, Abby, Manuel, Rolando and others.
    I BRING YOU A RED AND BLACK WINGED BUTTERFLY / TE REGALO UNA MARIPOSA DE ALAS NEGROS Y ROJAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Providence, RI: Providence Niquinohomo Sister City Project / Black Cat Graphics, 1987. First edition - A bilingual edition of poetry by the residents of Niquinohomo in Nicaragua, a town about one hour south of Managua. Text in Spanish and English. Illustrated with black and white photographs. vi, 37 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Uncommon

    Book ID: 54616
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  • APOCALYPSE and Other Poems. by Cardenal, Ernesto.
    Cardenal, Ernesto.
    APOCALYPSE and Other Poems.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: New Directions, (1977.). The second book by this revolutionary Nicaraguan poet-priest to be published by New Directions. Edited and selected by Robert Pring-Mill (who also contributed the introduction) and Donald D. Walsh. Translations by Thomas Merton, Kenneth Rexroth, Mireya Jaimes-Freyre and the editors. 78 pp. ISBN: 0-8112-06629.

    Condition: Near fine (previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 63493
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  • Cardenal, Ernesto.
    HOMAGE TO THE AMERICAN INDIANS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1973). Hardcover first edition - Seventeen poems devoted to the American Indians, mainly of Mexico, by this noted Nicaraguan author. Illustrated with duotone plates by Dino Aranda. Translated by Monique and Carlos Altschul. 116 pp. ISBN: 0-8018-15134.

    Condition: Good only in gray cloth with silver lettering, no dj (gift inscription on front endpaper, some wear to the covers.) Synopsis from the dj flaps laid in.

    Book ID: 30479
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  • APOCALYPSE and Other Poems. by Cardenal, Ernesto.
    Cardenal, Ernesto.
    APOCALYPSE and Other Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: New Directions, (1977.). First edition - The second book by this revolutionary Nicaraguan poet-priest to be published by New Directions. Edited and selected by Robert Pring-Mill (who also contributed the introduction) and Donald D. Walsh. Translations by Thomas Merton, Kenneth Rexroth, Mireya Jaimes-Freyre and the editors. 78 pp. ISBN: 0-8112-06629.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54538
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  • Detrez, Conrad.
    ZONE OF FIRE.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: HBJ, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel to be published in English (posthumously) by this winner of France's Renaudot Prize; translated from French by Lydia Davis. Set in Nicaragua in 1979 as it recovering from an earthquake, plunging into a revolution.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a new, unread copy but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 12506
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  • Detrez, Conrad.
    A WEED FOR BURNING.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: HBJ, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of a a young man's transformation from pious seminarian to ardent revolutionary, a story which parallels Detrez's own life. Winner of France's Renaudot Prize. Translated from the French by Lydia Davis. ISBN: 0-15-1955964.

    Condition: Very good in a like dustjacket ( remainder line, edgewear to dj, sunning to dj spine)

    Book ID: 24985
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  • Everingham, Mark.
    REVOLUTION AND THE MULTICLASS COALITION IN NICARAGUA.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, (c.1996). First edition - A look at the 1979 overthrow of Somoza. A title in the Pitt Latin American series.218 pp. with notes, references, and index. ISBN: 0-8229-55903.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 26450
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  • COME SUNDAY. by Morrow, Bradford.
    Morrow, Bradford.
    COME SUNDAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly acclaimed first novel , a story surrounding the kidnapping of a Hondurian elder. William Burroughs compared it to works by Kafka and Conrad's Heart of Darkness - and such diverse writers as Peter Straub and Paul West contributed dust jacket blurbs. ISBN: 1555841783.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (edges of boards bumped in several places)

    Book ID: 61826
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  • Morrow, Bradford.
    COME SUNDAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly acclaimed first novel , a story surrounding the kidnapping of a Hondurian elder. William Burroughs compared it to works by Kafka and Conrad's Heart of Darkness - and such diverse writers as Peter Straub and Paul West contributed dust jacket blurbs. ISBN: 1555841783.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 3677
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  • AT THE FALL OF SOMOZA. by Pezzullo, Lawrence and Ralph Pezzullo.
    Pezzullo, Lawrence and Ralph Pezzullo.
    AT THE FALL OF SOMOZA.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover - An account of the end of the 40 year regime of Nicaragua's dictator, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, told by the US ambassador who was sent there in June 1979 primarily to negotiate his abdication. However, this book, written by Ambassador Pezzulo and his son, a playwright and novelist, also draws on many unpublished Spanish language journals and eyewitnesses accounts of the people of Nicaragua - Sandinistas, National Guardsmen, the Archbishop of Managua, city people and peasants - and it also attempts to answer the questions of why the United States was so involved in this small Central American country, and why the US was so ineffective there. A title in…

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    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover - An account of the end of the 40 year regime of Nicaragua's dictator, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, told by the US ambassador who was sent there in June 1979 primarily to negotiate his abdication. However, this book, written by Ambassador Pezzulo and his son, a playwright and novelist, also draws on many unpublished Spanish language journals and eyewitnesses accounts of the people of Nicaragua - Sandinistas, National Guardsmen, the Archbishop of Managua, city people and peasants - and it also attempts to answer the questions of why the United States was so involved in this small Central American country, and why the US was so ineffective there. A title in the Pitt Latin American series. Frontispiece, map, photographs, extensive notes, index. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-8229-37565.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 29252
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  • Randall, Margaret.
    GATHERING RAGE: The Failure of 20th Century Revolutions to Develop a Feminist Agenda.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Monthly Review Press, 1992. SIGNED first edition - Studies specifically the revolutions in Cuba and Nicaragua. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page "For.... in struggle". ISBN: 0-85345-8618.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 18718
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  • THE JAGUAR SMILE: A Nicaraguan Journey. by Rushdie, Salman.
    Rushdie, Salman.
    THE JAGUAR SMILE: A Nicaraguan Journey.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of his visit to Nicaragua in the summer of 1986 and what he found in that 'beautiful volcanic country' - a country that affected him so strongly that he felt he had to write this memoir, of the true Nicaragua behind the headlines. 170 pp. ISBN: 0-670-817570.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 45216
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  • Simon, John Oliver.
    CAMINANTE: A NARROW ROAD INTO THE FAR SOUTH: 131 Octaves.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Berkeley, CA: Creative Arts Book Co., (2002.). SIGNED first edition - INSCRIBED on the first page - "for .... in admiration of your courage and good sense" and dated in the year of publication. From the cover: "Written during Simon's nine-month sojourn through Latin America in the mid-nineties, each of its 131 octaves is a jewel in its own right, a moment and idea that resonates with distinctive tones. But each octave follows from the one before, and leads to the one after, and each is accompanied by a brief comentario that compliments it with history and local gossip. Though Simon writes primarily in English, his language embraces the unusual rhythms and nuances of a bilingual mind. John Oliver…

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    Berkeley, CA: Creative Arts Book Co., (2002.). SIGNED first edition - INSCRIBED on the first page - "for .... in admiration of your courage and good sense" and dated in the year of publication. From the cover: "Written during Simon's nine-month sojourn through Latin America in the mid-nineties, each of its 131 octaves is a jewel in its own right, a moment and idea that resonates with distinctive tones. But each octave follows from the one before, and leads to the one after, and each is accompanied by a brief comentario that compliments it with history and local gossip. Though Simon writes primarily in English, his language embraces the unusual rhythms and nuances of a bilingual mind. John Oliver Simon is the author of numerous books of poetry in English and Spanish" Cover praise from Gary Snyder, Juan Felipe Herrera and others. 131 pp. ISBN: 0-887393993.

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    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 36494
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  • VEIL: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981 - 1987. by Woodward, Bob.
    Woodward, Bob.
    VEIL: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981 - 1987.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on six years researching the CIA, using hundreds of inside sources and secret documents, this is the story of the wars waged under Director William J. Casey and President Reagan - the Nicaraguan contras, Iran, Libya - in a secret atmosphere and which became the time bombs of America's foreign policy. Photographs. Chronology, index. 543 pp. ISBN: 0-671-601172.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57540
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