BRIAN NELSON - AUTHOR

   
 

 

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Named one of the Best Books of 2009 by The Economist

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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 novel The Godsmiths

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

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Bibliography, contact, and more.
   
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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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