Born in Chicago, Mary Jo McConahay is an award-winning reporter who covered the wars in Central America and economics in the Middle East. She has traveled in 70 countries and has been fascinated by the history of World War II since childhood, when she listened to the stories of her father, a veteran US Navy officer. A graduate of the University of California in Berkeley, she covers Latin America as an independent journalist. Her previous books include Maya Road and Ricochet. She lives in San Francisco.
Axis or Allies? World War II and Latin America
Mary Jo McConahay’s “The Tango War” has the heft of comprehensive history and the drama of a spy novel....