SERIES ON LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
Cover: Bitter Fruit in PAPERBACK

Series on Latin American Studies 4

Bitter Fruit

The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, Revised and Expanded

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PAPERBACK

$22.95 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674019300

Publication Date: 12/30/2005

Short

374 pages

6 x 9 inches

13 halftones, 3 maps

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies > Series on Latin American Studies

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Praise for previous editions:

Schlesinger and Kinzer have done the greatest service to truth and justice by presenting the untold story of the CIA coup.—Carlos Fuentes

A special book. Impeccably researched and beautifully written, highlighting how much can still be learned from the 1950s experience. Perhaps some day history won’t repeat itself.—Susan Eckstein, Boston University, Past President of the Latin American Studies Association

The reappearance of this small classic is most welcome and important. It helps us understand the disasters that misshaped U.S. and Central American relations after 1954, especially into the 1980s and 1990s.—Walter LaFeber, Cornell University

This work was and still is the most riveting account of the U.S. intervention in Guatemala in 1954, and is a testimony to the twisted logic of those immersed in a culture which sees all popular political movements as a threat whether in Guatemala or the rest of the world.—Jennifer Schirmer

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