Bitter Fruit
The untold story of the American coup in Guatemala

Schlesinger, Stephen C.; Kinzer, Stephen
Publisher:  Anchor , USA
Year Published:  1990   First Published:  1983
Pages:  320pp   ISBN:  9780385183543
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX8699

A history which reads like a thriller, detailing the dirty tricks, the manipulation of public opinion, and the corrupt foreign policy which characterized U.S. involvement in Guatemala. They show that this covert action became a blueprint for later incursions by the U.S. into Central America.