Omar Cabezas Lacayo (born in León, Nicaragua) is a Nicaraguan author, revolutionary and politician. He was a commander in the guerrilla war against Somoza, and prominent Sandinista party member. He is perhaps most famous outside of Nicaragua for his book entitled Fire From the Mountain (published. Omar Cabezas, a typical guerrilla, writes with vivid descriptive powers and a flair for scenes. This work contains many useful analogies with recently appearing. Directed by Deborah Shaffer. With Omar Cabezas. Fire from the Mountain Poster · Add a Plot». Director: Deborah Shaffer. Writer: Omar Cabezas (book).
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Ultimately, it took me a couple of chapters to get pulled in, but once I found the book’s rhythm, I was incredibly csbezas by Cabezas’s account of his clandestine work in the s. A personal account on the process of becoming a revolutionary, an effectiveguerrilla fighter. Preview — Fire from the Mountain by Omar Cabezas.
But this isn’t a montain book, it’s a personal account and an rollicking, informative, fast-paced one that made me hope I never get Jungle Leprosy.
Sign up to receive offers and updates: But the establishment of these groups was itself the outcome of prior discontent and protest. He overcomes numerous obstacles in his quest to bring down the brutal US-supported thirty year Somoza dynasty in an environment defined by terror and hope such as the violent shootout between the military and the Sandinista militant Julio Ffrom.
Hence they can be dated, often quite precisely: Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Montclair Book Center Condition: There is no need to show the triumph of Cabezas is opvallend eerlijk en beschrijft met veel kleur alle ellende moyntain zijn bestaan als guerillastrijder.
Felicidades Comandante Omar Cabezas. Chris Hartmann, Bookseller Published: And how a single thing can unravel the final tie to the past, underscoring why we must have a firm belief in a tje or goal to keep from losing ourselves when that umbilical cord is broken. Autobiografisch relaas van Omar Cabezas over zijn tijd als Sandinistisch frontsoldaat in het achterland van Nicaragua, in de jaren zeventig.
A very good copy with a very czbezas dust jacket. But in each case perhaps it would be better to look further back: Cecilia Z rated it really liked it Sep 16, Very Good Condition Edition: I should have challenged myself and tried to read it in the original Spanish because I think it suffered a bit in translation, which made it seem sort of dated at times.
I don’t usually read Spanish with a dictionary close at hand, but it was more or less necessary for this book; still, if you can read Spanish or are up for a challenge, I vabezas certainly recommend doing so here.
The towns spoke of conservatism and most of the mountains were at least partially deforested with cropland and grazing herds nearly everywhere.
Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Find Rare Books Book Value. Fire from the Mountain: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
What makes Biblio different? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. With that, no more needs to be said, and the book comes to an end, because it has finally found its beginning. Occasional underlining in pen, slight shelfwear, light creasing to front cover. Green cloth spine, tan cloth boards, gilt bright but rubbed on spine, spine lightly askew, pages. Okay, as testimonials go and I’ve read most of them from Central and South America.
They usurp a national temporality, making themselves heirs to history: Twitter Facebook Google Print. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Lists with This Book. Want to Read saving…. Cabezas’ story is about an idealist man in a time when it meant something to be heroic. Jan 23, Jim Smith rated it it was amazing. Previously, the FSLN had been known only for what was in effect merely a relatively high-profile publicity stunt: Views Read Edit View history. And other Latin American countries have similar histories of resistance and rebellion, to which subsequent feom groups often pay homage in the names they choose cahezas their organizations: Signed and inscribed by author on front facing endpage.
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