This dramatic and intimate biography traces Chavez's life from an impoverished rural family to the presidency of Venezuela. The author shows how Chavez continued the 'Bolivarian Revolution' in a bid to rid South America of foreign imperialism.
Mike Gonzalez details Chavez's close connection to the masses and how he enraged the wealthy elites by declaring his support for socialism. Also showing just how popular his colourful personality was along with his radicalism.
This is an ideal guide for both the novice and expert to Hugo Chavez's life, politics, legacy and his continual struggle for social justice.