Books set in Guatemala (3)


1.

Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
Guatemala, 1954. A CIA-supported military coup topples the government. Behind this violent act is a lie passed off as truth, which forever changed the development of Latin America: that those in power encouraged the spread of Soviet communism in the Americas.
Recommended: 16 Oct 2022

2.

I, Rigoberta Menchu : An Indian Woman in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchu EN

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Description:
A Nobel Peace Prize winner reflects on poverty, injustice, and the struggles of Mayan communities in Guatemala, offering “a fascinating and moving description of the culture of an entire people” (The Times) Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechistic work as an expression of political r... continue

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Popul Vuh

Popul Vuh by Anonymous EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Recommended: 10 Jan 2023


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