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With the Contras

A Reporter in the Wilds of Nicaragua

About The Book

From Simon & Schuster, With the Contras is Christopher Dickey's book about a reporter in the wilds of Nicaragua.

An account of the "secret" war in Central America concentrates on the people involved, from "Suicida," a sergeant in the Samozoan National Guard, and his guerrillas caught in the daily violence, to CIA operatives.

About The Author

Courtesy of the author

Christopher Dickey, Newsweek's award-winning Paris bureau chief and Middle East editor, reports regularly from Baghdad, Cairo, and Jerusalem, and writes the weekly "Shadowland" column -- an inside look at the world of spies and soldiers, guerrillas and suicide bombers -- for Newsweek Online. He is the author of Summer of Deliverance, Expats, With the Contras, and the novel Innocent Blood. He lives in Paris.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (September 17, 2008)
  • Length: 340 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439140079

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