Bitter Fruit : The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala Paperback / softback
Part of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies series
Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954.
First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third World.
The authors make extensive use of U.S. government documents and interviews with former CIA and other officials.
It is a warning of what happens when the United States abuses its power.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 358 pages, 13 halftones & 3 maps
- Publisher: Harvard University, The David Rockefeller Center f
- Publication Date: 23/12/2005
- Category: History of the Americas
- ISBN: 9780674019300