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

6 x 9 inches

13 halftones, 3 maps

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

World, subsidiary rights restricted

[Table of Contents of the 1999 paperback edition]

  • About the Authors
  • Introduction [John H. Coatsworth]
  • Foreword [Richard A. Nuccio]
  • Preface
  • Maps
    • Guatemala
    • The Voyage of the Alfhem
    • The Invasion Route
  • 1. The Battle Begins
  • 2. A Teacher Takes Power
  • 3. An Age of Reform
  • 4. The Clouds Gather
  • 5. The Overlord; The United Fruit Company
  • 6. Advertisements for Myself
  • 7. Operation Success
  • 8. The Liberator
  • 9. The Proconsul
  • 10. The Secret Voyage of the Alfhem
  • 11. The Final Countdown
  • 12. Arbenz Fights Back
  • 13. The Longest Day
  • 14. The Liberation
  • 15. The Aftermath
  • Afterword [Stephen Kinzer]
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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