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So, ya wanna write thrillers.

Author Frederick Forsyth has told the BBC of his surprise to find himself in Guinea-Bissau on the day the president and army chief were assassinated.
"... The Day of the Jackal author told of the "bizarre" events as renegade troops "rather slowly" killed the president. He said the drama was "garnish on the cake" that might be in his new novel. The writer was at pains to point out: "I can assure you I had nothing to do with the coup d'etat ..."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7921847.stm
There's enough in the link for three more stories. Happy
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It seems the coup was a

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little less d'etat than the president and army chief might have liked.

Dan

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(NT) Yeah, more like mixed martial arts.

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(NT) Double coups de grace?though one less graceful than the othr

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