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The next great leap in military weaponry will be alive.

The world we know is about to change. In the high mountains of Tibet, rumors are spreading. People whisper of an outbreak, of thousands of dead, of bodies pushed into mass graves. It is some strange new disease…a disease, they say, that can kill in minutes. Read More

 

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Non-Fiction Icon The Education of Hugo Chávez - The radical roots of the Bolivarian Revolution, from Fidel Castro to Carlos the Jackal.
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Short stories and excerpts from my upcoming novel The Last Sword Maker.
Material about Venezuela

The Silence and the Scorpion, my book about the 2002 coup against Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.v

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Named one of the Best Books of 2009 by The Economist

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Original Spanish-language cover of The Silence and the Scorpion
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Guillermo Garcia Ponce Luis Miquilena Carlos Douglas Bravo Fidel Castro
How the radical guerrilla movement of the 1960s shaped Hugo Chávez.
 
 

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