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Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela

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  • Posted September 15, 2013

    This is a superbly narrated account of the time in which Hugo Ch

    This is a superbly narrated account of the time in which Hugo Chavez governed in Venezuela. Rory Carroll writes with a captivating style that makes it difficult to put the book down. He approaches the topic as an observer of power rather than the typical admirer or detractor of the cult of personality. He shares well researched and meticulously gathered insights that paint a vivid picture of the folly that governed the so called revolution.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2013

    Insightful details on Chavez's Venezuela

    As in real life, Chavez is both everywhere and nowhere in this book. He has no real permanence or substance in the narrative; he only makes sporadic appearances, and yet his shadow drives all. This book really covers those in the continously shifting inner circles and their relationship between Chavez and the need to provide adult governorship to Venezyuela. Excellent research and the author's ability to get people to open up is impressive. If you want to understand Venezuela, this is a must

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    Posted May 29, 2013

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