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Cuban Summers By Jorge Deschapelles
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The Book is a description of growing up in pre-Castro Cuba, detailing life in various huge family settings, interspaced with childhood adventures. Life was safer and more carefree full of exuberant... More > tales of family, Varadero beach, Belen school, fishing, foreign train rides, pirate ships, motorcycles, and rockets. Woe to the lizards in the 1950s. In these recollections, I have tried to give and convey the feel of general life in Cuba, punctuated by specific adventures I cherish. These adventures all happened in the summertime of my life… and the fertile ground of time may have created memories where only fairy tales should exist.< Less
L'ALTRO LATO DEL BLOQUEO By Milco Fasano
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40 piccole storie di un'italiano nell'oriente di cuba. Appassionato di Cuba e della sua gente, autore del blog Cuba; un’isola nel sole, punto di riferimento per tanti innamorati di una terra... More > che Cristoforo Colombo descrisse come «La più bella sopra la quale occhio umano si sia mai posato».< Less
Bye-Bye Cuba By Jack Cunningham
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Ben and his partner Fika have stumbled into the biggest transaction of the decade, $2 billion defaulted Cuban bonds, unwanted by everyone except the largest broker in the world. Why would anyone... More > want this rubbish? But who’s complaining when you’re earning $20 million in fees. But the partners are merely high priced, disposable fall guys for an Oligarch consumed by incessant greed and in-bred evil, and the real price to pay will be their very own lives---and the ultimate domination of Cuba by its northern neighbour. The partners, against all odds, retaliate. Bye-Bye Cuba is a City of London financial thriller based on real people and real events that combines the sophistication of dealing at the highest level of finance and political collusion. Humour is the author’s pulpit for presenting a deadly serious argument for the battle of Cuba yet to come, and why Cuba must be left alone to determine its own destiny.< Less
Bye-Bye Cuba By Jack Cunningham
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Ben and his partner Fika have stumbled into the biggest transaction of the decade, $2 billion defaulted Cuban bonds, unwanted by everyone except the largest broker in the world. Why would anyone... More > want this rubbish? But who’s complaining when you’re earning $20 million in fees. But the partners are merely high priced, disposable fall guys for an Oligarch consumed by incessant greed and in-bred evil, and the real price to pay will be their very own lives---and the ultimate domination of Cuba by its northern neighbour. The partners, against all odds, retaliate. Bye-Bye Cuba is a City of London financial thriller based on real people and real events that combines the sophistication of dealing at the highest level of finance and political collusion. Humour is the author’s pulpit for presenting a deadly serious argument for the battle of Cuba yet to come, and why Cuba must be left alone to determine its own destiny.< Less
Baraguá By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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By 1845 Thomas Jefferson had died leaving behind a sizable debt and Monticello, his home, which had to be rescued from total destruction. New York City had expanded to 115th Street with Central Park... More > in the design board. The rich were north of Washington Square and the City in the hands of unscrupulous politicos. Corruption was everywhere, side by side with opulent stores and elegant clubs for ruthless tycoons. In the midst of all this, Cuban-born Miguel de Aldama seeks refuge in the city from the Spanish metropolis. He fraternizes with Vanderbilts, Astors and Belmonts. His fortune and his credit lead him to offer $100 million to buy the Island of Cuba. Unwilling to wait forever he becomes the underwriter of the Ten Year Cuban War of Independence, to which he pledges his assets. This is the story of the convergence of a failed attempt to independence, the generosity of men offering their lives and fortunes for an ideal and the stubbornness of a failed empire wishing to retain its possessions at any cost.< Less
Cuba 2012: Moment in Time By Vanessa Reed
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Photography of Cuban life and landscape, April 2012.
Suitcases on the Roof By Greg Swimelar
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Suitcases on the Roof is a collection of short stories that take place in several different international locations. The stories will appeal to those who enjoy travel adventures and who are... More > intrigued with cross-cultural challenges.< Less
Suitcases on the Roof By Greg Swimelar
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Suitcases on the Roof is a collection of short stories that take place in several different international locations. The stories will appeal to those who enjoy travel adventures and who are... More > intrigued with cross-cultural challenges.< Less
Habana soterrada By Ernesto González
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Fresco de la vida gay cubana. Enos, el protagonista de esta novela, se empeña en fundar una relación estable, pero sus apetitos sexuales sobrepasan su deseo de estabilidad emocional.... More > Con una mezcla de kitsch, lenguaje poético, escatología y citas del Budismo y la Cábala, el narrador describe la dicotomía entre la vida del protagonista y su búsqueda de paz interior, y al final, su experiencia al borde de la muerte.< Less
Colonial Cuba English By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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The Spanish 400 year domination that ended in 1898 was followed by four years of US occupation that offered Cubans their first lessons on how to govern a country. The enlightened European... More > civilization that Spain had brought to Cuba had been blighted by selfish economic and political impositions. After 1898, the constructive years of American government control were marred by the burden of an unwelcomed Platt amendment. This book presents a series of episodes of these 400 years of Colonial Cuba. Cuba continues to this day trying to be free and independent.< Less

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