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The Unforgiving Ernesto Uribe

The Unforgiving

Ernesto Uribe

Published November 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781465395597
Paperback
338 pages
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THE UNFORGIVING is set in the Dominican Republic during the heyday ofdirect U.S. military intervention in the Caribbean. There are military actions,betrayals, intrigue, good humor and romantic encounters between an AmericanMarine captain and theMoreTHE UNFORGIVING is set in the Dominican Republic during the heyday ofdirect U.S. military intervention in the Caribbean. There are military actions,betrayals, intrigue, good humor and romantic encounters between an AmericanMarine captain and the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest Dominican on theisland.The novel takes place immediately after the end of the First World War anddepicts the impact of an occupying military force of Americans in the affairs ofa small nation. At issue is the conflict between the rights of small farmers andpowerful landowners. Marine officers and men find themselves in a criticalposition between peasants lending support to guerrilla insurgents and ruthlesssugar barons.This insightful book examines the unwelcome and unexpected role of AmericanMarines trying to resolve an age-old problem of exploitation of the weak andhelpless by the rich and powerful.