Bitter Fruit: The Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala

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Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1983 - Political Science - 320 pages
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Review: Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala (Latin American Studies)

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I found a reference to this book in another I recently read: Will It Liberate? by Michael Novak, wanting to learn more about United Fruit Company and its influences in Guatemala history during the ... Read full review

Review: Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala (Latin American Studies)

User Review  - John Carroll - Goodreads

A must-read for everyone who wants to understand how the US government intervened in detrimental ways in the internal politics of Guatemala in the name of preserving freedom and stopping communism in the Cold War. It is a sobering story which ought to make Americans think. Read full review

Contents

The Invasion Route
5
a teacher takes power
25
an age of reform
37
Copyright

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Stephen Kinzer was Istanbul bureau chief for "The New York Times" from 1996 to 2000. He is the author of many books, including "All the Shah's Men" and "Overthrow," He lives in Chicago.

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