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The immaculate invasion

by Bob Shacochis

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Published by Viking in New York, NY, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Haiti
    • Subjects:
    • Haiti -- History -- American intervention, 1994-1995.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementBob Shacochis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1928.2 .S53 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 408 p. :
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL352215M
      ISBN 100670863041
      LC Control Number98011693

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(U.S. occupation of Haiti) (Cover Story) by "Harper's Magazine"; News, opinion and commentary General interest Armed forces in foreign countries, American Haitian foreign relations United States United States foreign relations.