Omar Cabezas Lacayo (born in León, Nicaragua) is a Nicaraguan author, revolutionary and politician. He was a commander in the guerrilla war against Somoza, and prominent Sandinista party member. He is perhaps most famous outside of Nicaragua for his book entitled Fire From the Mountain (published. Omar Cabezas, a typical guerrilla, writes with vivid descriptive powers and a flair for scenes. This work contains many useful analogies with recently appearing. Directed by Deborah Shaffer. With Omar Cabezas. Fire from the Mountain Poster · Add a Plot». Director: Deborah Shaffer. Writer: Omar Cabezas (book).

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For sure Mountai will read the English version. Very Good Condition Edition: Eli rated it liked it Jun 18, Very Good in Very Good jacket in protective mylar.

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Aun estaba la magia de lo ifre, lo mistico de la guerrila. Argosy Book Store Published: Omar Cabezas -member of the Sandinista government, was the Chief of Political Direction at the Ministry of the Interior, holding the rank of commandante in the Nicaraguan armed forces when he wrote this testimony.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Anyway, Cabeza’s over the top, frenetic, informal style make this an engaging, interesting reading experience which offers lots of often too-close-for-comfort insight into the guerrilla experience.

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Fire from the mountain

Revolutionary time and historical time seem at odds in this profound crisis, which is only resolved subsequently, when Cabezas meets an elderly peasant, Don Leandro, who had fought with Sandino himself some two generations previously.

Omar Cabezas’ work is critical in appreciating this transformation and understanding the deep trauma within Nicaraguan society wrought by How Nicaragua has changed.

Jan 23, Jim Smith rated it it was amazing. Published June 1st by Plume first published Autobiografisch relaas van Omar Cabezas over zijn tijd als Sandinistisch frontsoldaat in het achterland van Nicaragua, in de jaren zeventig. Melissa Anderson rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Troy rated it really liked it Oct 20, But this isn’t a history book, it’s a personal account and an rollicking, informative, fast-paced one that made me hope I never get Jungle Leprosy.

A personal account on the process of becoming a revolutionary, an effectiveguerrilla fighter. The time of the revolution can now be aligned with historical time, as a filial continuity is established between old Don Leandro and Cabezas himself, a fatherless son: Bound in quarter khaki over tan boards in illustrated dust wrapper.


Fire from the Mountain by Omar Cabezas

Michael rated it it was amazing May 02, Nicole rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Menu Skip to content. N Lei este libro cuando fue recien publicado, aun estaba en la Nicaragua de la revolucion Sandinista. Fine in Fine DJ Edition: In El Salvador, for instance, we might say that ffire ultimately, failed revolution there began with the creation of the FMLN in October,or with the formation of its constituent parts as small, revolutionary groups in the s and s.

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Twitter Facebook Google Print. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Edition: I read this because I’m living in Nicaragua and am interested in the time period of the Revolution.