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The Resource The saddest country : on assignment in Colombia, Nicholas Coghlan

The saddest country : on assignment in Colombia, Nicholas Coghlan

Label
The saddest country : on assignment in Colombia
Title
The saddest country
Title remainder
on assignment in Colombia
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Coghlan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Saddest Country takes the reader on a journey through Colombia to remote locations and incisive conclusions. Nicholas Coghlan, Political Counsellor at the Canadian Embassy in Bogota from 1997 to 2000, weaves together a personal and political account of a three-year odyssey fuelled by his obsession with Colombia. His dangerous journeys put him in contact with guerrilla leaders and women's rights activists, ministers and gold miners, drug traffickers and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Travelling to tell the tale, Coghlan relates his attempts to interpret Colombia's complex and blood-soaked civil war for the bureaucrats in Ottawa and his efforts at lobbying Colombian authorities on human rights and assisting victims of the violence."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coghlan, Nicholas
Dewey number
986.106/35
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug traffic
  • Insurgency
  • Colombia
  • Colombia
Label
The saddest country : on assignment in Colombia, Nicholas Coghlan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blood Canyon : Barrancabermeja -- Down the Magdalena River : Puerto Wilches, San Pablo, Simití, Santa Rosa -- Old Colombia : Mompox, El Banco, Cartagena, and Old Providence -- Banana country : Turbo, Apartadó, San José, Chigorodó, and Pavarandó -- Returning to Darién : the Cuenca del Cacarica -- Quibdó, the Medio Atrato, and the Pacific Coast -- In the fields of the drug lords -- Despatches from the Colombian elections : July 1997 to August 1998 -- To the Llanos : Villavicencio, Puerto Inírida, and El Tuparro -- The Royal Ways, the Nevados, and Armero -- Putumayo : coke is it -- Bogotá -- News of a kidnapping -- Lunch with Lucía -- Just another day at the office
Control code
55106141
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780773527874
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Label
The saddest country : on assignment in Colombia, Nicholas Coghlan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blood Canyon : Barrancabermeja -- Down the Magdalena River : Puerto Wilches, San Pablo, Simití, Santa Rosa -- Old Colombia : Mompox, El Banco, Cartagena, and Old Providence -- Banana country : Turbo, Apartadó, San José, Chigorodó, and Pavarandó -- Returning to Darién : the Cuenca del Cacarica -- Quibdó, the Medio Atrato, and the Pacific Coast -- In the fields of the drug lords -- Despatches from the Colombian elections : July 1997 to August 1998 -- To the Llanos : Villavicencio, Puerto Inírida, and El Tuparro -- The Royal Ways, the Nevados, and Armero -- Putumayo : coke is it -- Bogotá -- News of a kidnapping -- Lunch with Lucía -- Just another day at the office
Control code
55106141
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780773527874
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits

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