With the Contras: A Reporter in the Wilds of Nicaragua is currently out of print. It is frequently available through various auctions and used-book sellers, however.


"Succeeds better than any account I have seein in capturing the sordid climate of the undeclared war. ... Most valuable in the American role in organizing, directing and selling the not-so-secret 'secret war' to Congress and the American people." -- New York Times Book Review

"Reads like a thriller, and carried the authority of solid reporting." -- Washington Journalism Review

Perhaps it's time to take another look at the not-so-secret war and its aftermath.

 -- Whatever happened to Capt. Leonel Luque Jimenez, one of the Honduran army officers who executed Suicida, Krill and Habakuk? There's an interesting reference on one of the School of the Americas Watch pages.

-- An interesting right-wing review from the right-wing National Review.


Link to Powell's, which often has copies of With the Contras

New York Times review of "With the Contras"