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[PDF / Epub] ✈ Getting to Know the General ☀ Graham Greene – 11th-century.co Greene's account of a five year personal involvement with Omar Torrijos ruler of Panama from 1968 81 and Sergeant Chuchu one of the few men in the National Guard whom the General trusted completely ItGreene's account of a five year personal involvement with Omar Torrijos ruler of Panama from 1968 81 and Sergeant.

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  1. Patrick McCoy Patrick McCoy says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBIGetting To Know The General is a little known out of print nonfiction book by one of my favorite writers Graham Greene The story begins in 1976 when Greene inexplicably receives an invitation to visit Panama as the guest of then ruler General Omar Torrijos Herrar He immediately accepts knowing only of Panama from the exploits of the pirate Henry Morgan and the mysterious death of Francis Drake in the area In the process he becomes an intimate friend of the ruler and his fascinating friendbody guard Chuchu a former professor soldier pilot and lothario with scores


  2. Zoeb Zoeb says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBITrust Graham Greene to make a biography as well as a nuanced and objective account of the political tumult of South and Central Ame


  3. Bill Bill says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBII've been reading uite a few books by Graham Greene over the past few years Getting to Know the General The Story of an Involvement was one of his later books and the 3rd book of non fiction of his that I've read It is about General Omar Torrijos Herrera the leader of Panama in the '70s who was killed in a plane crash in 1981 Greene was invited to Panama to meet him in 1976 and the two became friends over the next years As well it is also a book about Torrijos friend and confidante Chucho who is the go between and constant companion of Greene on his visits to Panama Greene has a wonderful way of telling stories whether fiction or non fiction You can feel the genuine affection he feels for the country and Torrijos and Chucho He travels considerably during his brief visits to Panama often accompanying Torrijos to other countries or representing him; to Nicaragua Cuba even the US I'm constantly amazed at the access that he gains in thi


  4. Pooja Pooja says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBII think Graham Greene was 80 when this book was published Early on maybe in the introduction he says that the book is about getting to know Omar Torrijos's security guard the improbably named Chuchu than it was about getting to know th


  5. David David says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBII was a young kid when I read this book okay 25 and what I thought was Greene was such a rebel He gets an invitation to visit General Omar Torrijos of Panama in 1976 and gets to know him This gets him kicked out of the US and treads on dangerous grounds


  6. Natalia Natalia says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBII wrote a letter to Graham Greene in my head I'll be waiting forever to send it


  7. Louis Barbier Louis Barbier says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBII found this story “Getting to Know the General” by Graham Greene uite interesting and so because I was living and working in Panama when the events were happening So I have a little story of my encounter with General Omar Torrijos Herrera one bright sunny tropical day while going to pick up a visitor who was coming to inspect an automated inventory system I was installing in our operation of the Army and Air Force Exchange Panama but it really sets the whole tone of what happen during Mr Henley’s visit So here goesthe day I had my close encounter with General Omar Torrijos HerreraFirst a little bit of history about the GeneralGeneral Omar Torrijos Herrera 1929 1981 was born in the province of Santiago He took part in the coup that deposed Presidente Arnulfo Arias in 1968 He b


  8. Dan Logue Dan Logue says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBIFear can be easily experienced but fun is hard to come by in old age


  9. John John says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBIFor anyone interested in the politics of Central America in the 1970s and 1980s which of course also reuires an interest in the US intervention in the isthmus that intensified during the later stages of the Cold War this book provides fascinating insights into some of the key personalities involved Of course apart from Greene himself whose knowledge of the region grows with his friendship with the general we mainly find ourselves getting to know Omar Torrijos and his political amanuensis and bodyguard Chuchu Simply as a travelogue the book works because of the personalities the uirky and enigmatic Torrijos the ever willing and slightly crazy Chuchu and the pliable curious Graham Greene happy to be pushed into various political roles and literally to enjoy the ride as he gets dispatched to various parts of Panama or the wider region often in the presidential planeIn those couple of decades Torrijos was a


  10. Lara Lara says:

    MOBI 11th century.co Ì Getting to Know the General PDF/EPUB ´ Getting to getting kindle, know pdf, general free, Getting to kindle, Know the ebok, to Know the pdf, Getting to Know the General MOBIAlthough the book could do with of the incredible literary abilities of the author seen in his novels the insight into what would normally be events happening behind closed doors is second to none How fascinating that Greene was given such access to important political events and decisions It is also explains why the Panamanians are so much in love with Torrijos why he was such a popular leader and has left such a huge mark on the country Highly recommended if you are visiting Panama or living here if only to see the contrast with the country as it is now particularly tourist spots like Bocas Del Too which then were the absolute opposite And also interesting for those with an interest in that era as you learn a lot about the effects on various Latin American peoples of their respective dictators


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