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The Resource The fish that ate the whale : the life and times of America's banana king, Rich Cohen

The fish that ate the whale : the life and times of America's banana king, Rich Cohen

Label
The fish that ate the whale : the life and times of America's banana king
Title
The fish that ate the whale
Title remainder
the life and times of America's banana king
Statement of responsibility
Rich Cohen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the little-known antihero, Samuel Zemurray (1877-1961), the disgraced mogul of the much hated United Fruit Company who aided the creation of Israel, funded many of Tulane University's buildings, and had a hand in the rise of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Rich
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD9259.B2
LC item number
Z463 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zemurray, Samuel
  • Jewish businesspeople
  • Banana trade
  • United Fruit Company
  • Zemurray, Samuel
  • United Fruit Company
  • Banana trade
  • Jewish businesspeople
  • Louisiana
Label
The fish that ate the whale : the life and times of America's banana king, Rich Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-270)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Selma -- Ripes -- The fruit jobber -- Brown to green -- Bananas don't grow on trees -- The octopus -- New Orleans -- The isthmus -- To the Collins -- Revolutin'! -- To the isthmus and back -- The bananas war -- King fish -- The fish that ate the whale -- Los Pericos -- Bananas go to war -- Israel is real -- Operation success -- Backlash -- What remains -- Bay of Pigs -- The earth eats the fish that ate the whale -- Fastest way to the street
Control code
1734352
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
xiii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781250033314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)809411728
Label
The fish that ate the whale : the life and times of America's banana king, Rich Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-270)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Selma -- Ripes -- The fruit jobber -- Brown to green -- Bananas don't grow on trees -- The octopus -- New Orleans -- The isthmus -- To the Collins -- Revolutin'! -- To the isthmus and back -- The bananas war -- King fish -- The fish that ate the whale -- Los Pericos -- Bananas go to war -- Israel is real -- Operation success -- Backlash -- What remains -- Bay of Pigs -- The earth eats the fish that ate the whale -- Fastest way to the street
Control code
1734352
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
xiii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781250033314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)809411728

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