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The Execution of Charles Horman

The Execution of Charles Horman

(1978)
An American Sacifice
A non fiction book by

 
Thomas Hauser (born 27 February 1946 in New York City, U.S.) is an American author.

He made his debut as a writer in 1978 with The Execution of Charles Horman: An American Sacrifice. Horman's wife, Joyce and father, Ed Horman cooperated with Hauser on the book describing both the fate of Charles and his family's quest to uncover the truth in Chile.
 It was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and adapted as Costa-Gavras's film Missing.
 Argues that Horman, an American who was killed in the Chilean coup of 1973, may have accidentally discovered evidence of U.S. involvement and may have been executed with U.S.

knowledge. This book traces the events surrounding the execution of Charles Horman, an American in Chile during the '73 coup. Horman was kidnapped and killed because he inadvertently discovered that American forces like the CIA, and the Southern Command, were involved in overthrowing the democratically elected leftist president, Allende.

 
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June 1978 : Hardback
Title: The execution of Charles Horman: An American sacifice
Author(s): Thomas Hauser
ISBN: 0151294569 / 9780151294565 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon   Amazon UK   

 


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