Pezzullo at the Calabasas Library with host Karyn Foley,
discussing his latest novel, "Left
Pezzullo is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, novelist,
poet, and journalist. He is the author of several books including "Left
of Boom", "Jawbreaker" and "At the Fall of Somoza". He has written
articles for the "Wall Street Journal", "Newsweek", the "Washington
Post", "Sports Illustrated", "Connoisseur", "GQ", "USA Weekend", the
"Miami Herald", and other publications.
Ralph Pezzullo was five his father joined the Foreign Service of the
State Department. His job took the family to Washington, DC, Mexico,
South Vietnam, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Uruguay and Nicaragua.
Ralph lived in Saigon during the Tonkin Gulf Incident, the overthrow of
Diem, a number of other coup d'etats and almost daily Vietcong terrorist
attacks against Americans. They survived three years in La Paz, Bolivia
during the time that Che Guevarra was trying to build a guerrilla base
in that country. In 1980 he lived in Nicaragua debating politics with
guys like Tomas Borge and the Ortega brothers and witnessing the first
days of the Sandinista Revolution.
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