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Riding the tiger : Ramiro de León Carpio's battle for human rights in Guatemala

Author: Ramiro de León Carpio; Alvaro Vargas Llosa; Santiago Aroca
Publisher: Miami, Fla. : Brickell Communications, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Highly favorable (self- )portrait of human rights activist who became president of Guatemala following legislative coup against predecessor Jorge Serrano Elías (1991-93). Based on interviews with Vargas Llosa and Aroca, includes flattering prologue and epilogue and reprinted dispatches from Guatemala"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
León Carpio, Ramiro de.
Riding the tiger.
Miami, Fla. : Brickell Communications, ©1995
(OCoLC)656903232
Named Person: Ramiro de León Carpio; Ramiro de León Carpio; Ramiro de León Carpio
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramiro de León Carpio; Alvaro Vargas Llosa; Santiago Aroca
ISBN: 0964842602 9780964842601
OCLC Number: 34094121
Notes: "Translated from an unpublished transcript by Carlos Verdecia"--Title page verso.
Interview with the President of Guatemala.
Includes index.
Description: 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Alvaro Vargas Llosa and Santiago Aroca.

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"Highly favorable (self- )portrait of human rights activist who became president of Guatemala following legislative coup against predecessor Jorge Serrano Elías (1991-93). Based on interviews with Vargas Llosa and Aroca, includes flattering prologue and epilogue and reprinted dispatches from Guatemala"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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