Conspiracy, Murder and the Cold War in the Caribbean
Simon & Schuster 2012
Paperback 527pp Illustrated
9781847394590   Product Code: 20248
Throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the USA saw the leaders of Haiti, Cuba and the Dominican Republic as pawns in their global chess game. This authoritative history tells what happened when these pawns took on a life of their own. Combining meticulous research with the pace of a thriller, it tells of gunboat diplomacy, military coups and revolutionary fervour, as the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war.