Adios Muchachos
A Memoir of the Sandinista Revolution


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Adios Muchachos
A Memoir of the Sandinista Revolution

by Sergio Ramirez (Author)
Stacey Alba D. Skar (Translator)



ISBN: 9780822350699


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Sergio Ramirez was Vice President of Nicaragua from 1984 to 1990. This title covers the turbulent years that toppled the Samoza dictatorship in 1979 and the triumphs and shortcomings of the Sandinista National Liberation Front that was charged with national reconstruction and social transformation in this country and region.

Based on a later edition, this translation includes Ramirez's thoughts on more recent developments, including the re-election of Daniel Ortega as president in 2006.


ISBN 822350696
ISBN13 9780822350699
Publisher Duke University Press
Format Hardback
Publication date 21/10/2011
Pages 264
Weight (grammes) 499
Published in United States
Height (mm) 5983
Width (mm) 3971

Preface to the Spanish Edition, Published in 2007 / The Shadow of the Caudillo



11. Partial Confession

52. Saintly Living

173. The Age of Innocence

354. The Swan over the Burning Coals

495. The Age of Malice

656. Monkey on a Leash

817. Manifest Destiny

938. The Likely Number Thirteen

1139. Heaven on Earth

12710. The Year of the Pig

14311. Rivers of Milk and Honey

15912. The Palace at Last!

17313. Saturn's Jaws


207Chronology, 1979-1990