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Chasing the Flame

Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World

Chasing the Flame( )
Author: Power, Samantha
ISBN:978-0-7139-9841-2
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Allen Lane
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $69.95
Book Description:

Chasing the Flame, tells the life story of a remarkable man. Sergio Vieira de Mello was born in 1948 just as the post World War II order was taking shape. He died in a terrorist attack on UN Headquarters in Iraq in 2003, just as the battle lines in the twenty-first century's first great struggle were being drawn. In nearly four decades of work for the United Nations, de Mello negotiated with - and often charmed - Cold War military dictators, Marxist jungle radicals, reckless...
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