The Hugo Chavez Story: From Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution
- Paperback 600 pages
- Bodley Head 2008.
- ISBN: 9781847920058
The story of Hugo Chavez. From his impoverished childhood, to his military career and the decade of clandestine political activity that ended in a failed attempt to seize power in 1992. He describes the struggle to reform the Venezuelan economy, the coup attempt of 2002 in which he was kidnapped and faced summary execution, and the oil industry strike that followed.