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The Ugly American

The Ugly American The very popular political novel by Eugene Burdick and William Lederer A tale of espionage and diplomacy Read the book that impressed and inspired John F Kennedy

  • Title: The Ugly American
  • Author: Eugene Burdick William Lederer
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The very popular political novel by Eugene Burdick and William Lederer A tale of espionage and diplomacy Read the book that impressed and inspired John F Kennedy.

    The Ugly American Burdick, Eugene, Lederer, William J First published in , The Ugly American became a runaway national bestseller for its slashing expos of American arrogance, incompetence, and corruption in Southeast Asia In linked stories and vignettes, the book uses gripping storytelling to draw a devastating picture of how the United States was losing the struggle with Communism in Asia. The Ugly American by William J Lederer The Ugly American is a story about Americans living and working in the fictional South East Asian nation of Sarkhan Written in , it is a critique of American foreign policy specifically the work of embassies and expats abroad.

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    About Author

    1. Eugene Burdick William Lederer says:
      Eugene Burdick was an American Political Scientist and co author of The Ugly American 1958 , Fail Safe 1962 and The 480 1965.He was born in Sheldon, Iowa His family moved to Los Angeles, California when he was aged 4 Burdick attended Stanford University and Oxford University where he earned a Ph.D degree in psychology, and he worked at the department of Political Science at the University of California In 1956 his critically acclaimed novel The Ninth Wave, a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship winner, was published End 1950s he was among the first members of the Society for General Systems Research He died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 46.

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