California State University, Northridge WordmarkOviatt Library WordmarkOviatt Library Catalog Wordmark
Author Carroll, Rory.
Title Comandante : Hugo Chávez's Venezuela / Rory Carroll.
Published New York : Penguin Press, 2013.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F2329.22.C54 C27 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 302 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Throne. Hello, President! ; Inside Miraflores ; Defectors ; The young lieutenant -- Palace. Survival of the fittest ; The art of war ; The devil's excrement ; The storyteller -- Kingdom. Decay ; The great illuminating journey ; Protest ; The artist.
Summary An exploration of Chávez's life and career, pondering such questions as "How did a charismatic autocrat seduce not just a nation but a significant part of world opinion? How did he make people laugh, weep, and applaud as if on command? And how does he continue to stay in power despite the crumbling of Venezuela?"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Chávez Frías, Hugo.
Presidents -- Venezuela.
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1999-
Venezuela -- Foreign relations -- 1999-
Alternate Title Hugo Chávez's Venezuela
ISBN 1594204578 (hbk.)
9781594204579 (hbk.)
OCLC number 796756050