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Unfinished Conquest

The Guatemalan Tragedy

Victor Perera (Author), Daniel Chauche (Photographer)

Available in United States, Canada

Paperback, 297 pages
ISBN: 9780520203495
November 1995
Spanning the years of civil war in Guatemala, Unfinished Conquest portrays an embattled country facing the third cycle of a conquest that began when the conquistadors arrived in the sixteenth century. As personal narrative weaves with reportage and oral testimony, we meet the victims, champions, and villains of a society torn apart by violence and injustice.
Victor Perera (1934-2003) was novelist and writer whose books include Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood (1985) and The Last Lords of Palenque (California, 1986).

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