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The art of political murder : who killed the Bishop?

Author: Francisco Goldman
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Details the story of a group of engaging and courageous young people known as Los Intocables and their fight for justice, in an account of the murder of Guatemalan bishop Juan Gerardi, the country's leading human rights activist.
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Named Person: Juan José Gerardi; Juan José Gerardi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Goldman
ISBN: 9780802143853 0802143857
OCLC Number: 209582877
Description: 412 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. The murder --
2. The investigation --
3. The trial --
4. The third stage --
5. Deciphering the truth --
Afterword --
Dramatis personae --
Chronology of events --
Sources and notes.
Responsibility: Francisco Goldman ; with an afterword by the author.

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Goldman tells the true story of the murder of Bishop Juan Gerardi, Guatemala's leading human rights activist, who had been bludgeoned to death in 1998, after releasing a church-sponsored report  Read more...

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