Eric Volz’s memoir hits the shelves, Nicaragua murder debate rekindled

eric volz bookEric Volz’s memoir, Gringo Nightmare: A Young American Framed for Murder in Nicaragua, was released this month from Macmillan. The tag-line reads, “In the spirit of Midnight Express and Not Without My Daughter comes the harrowing true story of an American held in a Nicaraguan prison for a murder he didn’t commit.”

I have not read the book yet, but since people continue to discuss the issue (i.e. scream at each other) in the comments section of this post from 2007 (SERIOUSLY, read these comments, they are damn entertaining), I thought I would add another update. There is a lot of wild speculation flying around the case, and passion obscures facts more often than not, so I’m glad Volz has a chance to tell his unique story in book form. I look forward to reading it and posting a more complete review, hopefully for my summer reading list. In the meantime, for information on Eric Volz’s book tour, visit his site: Friends of Eric Volz

Original post: April 26, 2007

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