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Book Review: 'The Fish That Ate the Whale,' by Rich Cohen

How a poor banana vendor from Russia changed the face of Latin America
Book Review: 'The Fish That Ate the Whale,' by Rich Cohen
Photograph by Dan Saelinger for Bloomberg Businessweek

The Fish That Ate the Whale:
The Life and Times of America’s Banana King

By Rich Cohen
Farrar, Straus & Giroux; 320pp; $27.00