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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1999
Seller ID: 10821
The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad.First published in 1958, The Ugly American became a runaway national bestseller for its slashing expos of American arrogance, incompetence, and corruption in Southeast Asia. Based on fact, the book's eye-opening stories and sketches drew a devastating picture of how the United States was losing the struggle with Communism in Asia. Combining gripping storytelling with an urgent call...