Ploughing the Seas: The Nicaraguan Resistance and the CIA in the Jungles of Southern Nicaragua : 1984-1987

In this gripping memoir, a young Toronto writerwithout journalistic experience or credentialstravels to Central America at the height of the Contra War, on a personal quest to unravel the story of Eden Pastora, an obscure and independent guerrilla leader. In search of Pastora, the writer encounters the fighters, politicos, and journalists caught in an undercover war of information and misinformation. Stuck between the CIA and myriad revolutionary forces, he ultimately becomes involved in a web of subterfuge and murder, shedding light on the destructive nature of ideology in Latin America.