Barry Proud


Barry Proud spent many years working as an economist and project leader in developing countries all over the world. His latest assignment in 2008 took him to Uganda on behalf of the World Bank.

The Sunset Watcher is his second book and first novel.
Much of the background material for the story was gathered while living and working on a rural development project in Colombia during the height of the rise to power of the Medellin drug cartel.

Barry now lives with his wife, Zoila, in British Columbia.

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The Sunset Watcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Peter leaves Ottawa and travels to northern Colombia where his half-brother was killed. He meets a street kid, is advised by Father Carriere, a priest from Quebec and Maria, who tends the victims of death squads and finally Captain Santiago, a veteran of the Korean War. They all create a picture of Peter's half-brother. Peter returns to Ottawa after the murder of Father Carriere and Maria.

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