DREAMS OF THE HEART by Violeta Chamorro
The Autobiography of President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro of Nicaragua

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Discussing her privileged childhood, her love for her husband Pedro, and the day he was murdered in 1978 for his liberal political views, the current president of Nicaragua tells of her struggle to reunite her own family and bring peace to her country. 30,000 first printing. Tour.
 

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Published September 23, 1996 by Simon & Schuster. 352 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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After the Sandinista rebellion overthrew Somoza, Chamorro became a leader of the loyal opposition, watching as Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega ``turned into a black-shirted party boss with a red bandana around his neck.'' Many of her fellow citizens evidently shared her dismay, and she became pre...

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Nicaraguan president Chamorro delivers a stinging critique of the Sandinistas' Cuban-Soviet model of communist rule following the downfall of the Somoza dynasty dictatorship in 1979. Her husband,

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Nicaraguan president Chamorro delivers a stinging critique of the Sandinistas' ""Cuban-Soviet model"" of communist rule following the downfall of the Somoza dynasty dictatorship in 1979.

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