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Author Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1939- author.

Title Blood on the border : a memoir of the Contra War / by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz ; with a new afterword ; foreword by Margaret Randall.

Publication Info. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2016.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Dunbar-Ortiz,R DUN    Available
Edition Oklahoma paperback edition.
Description xiv, 289 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : South End Press, 2005.
Summary "This is a revised edition of Blood on the Border, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's memoir of her involvement in the Contra War of Nicaragua during the Reagan administration. This edition features an all-new afterword by the author. Blood on the Border completes Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's memoir series that started with Red Dirt and continued with Outlaw Woman"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Prologue -- The road to Nicaragua runs through the Black Hills -- Starting over and finding the Sandinista revolution -- Desaparecidos -- A revolution is not a dinner party -- House arrest -- Culture shock -- Red Christmas -- A cruel spring -- Getting to know Rigoberta -- Drinking for courage -- International law, and international lawlessness -- Guide -- City of refuge -- Missionaries and mercenaries -- Refugees -- Quemada -- The final chapter : rednecks and Indian Country, again -- Epilogue.
Subject Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1939-
Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense -- History.
Nicaragua. Fuerzas Armadas Sandinistas -- History.
Counterrevolutions -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century.
Terrorism -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century.
Americans -- Nicaragua -- Biography.
Political activists -- Nicaragua -- Biography.
Miskito Indians -- History -- 20th century.
Nicaragua -- History -- 1979-1990.
ISBN 9780806153841 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
0806153849 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)

 
    
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