Inside Cuba

Inside Cuba

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Through film, books, music, anda€”before the Revolutiona€”travel, Cuba has long attracted and fascinated Americans. In the last few years, as travel to Fidel Castro's Cuba has once again become more feasible for U.S. citizens, thousands are visiting to see life there firsthand, before it disappears into the post-Castro era. Now Inside Cuba provides an accessible, all-in-one introduction to the island at what is recognized as a hinge moment in its history, as it begins to consider what life might look like after Castro. Organized into three sectionsa€”history, culture, and conflicta€”Inside Cuba presents Cuba in a variety of lightsa€”from Che Guevara to jazz, the Cuban Missile Crisis to cigars, and Elian Gonzalez to baseball. Whether read from cover to cover or selectively by chapter, Inside Cubaa€”like its predecessors in the qInsideq seriesa€”will educate and entertain readers about this singular country. Such contributors as Cristina Garcia, Wendy Gimbel, Flor Fernandez Barrios, Susan Orlean, Ann Louise Bardach, Paco Ignacio Taibo, and Christopher Hitchens add to this stellar gathering of the most compelling writing about this passionate and mystifying land.... treasure . . . a smooth, dentless chassis, perfectly preserved upholstery, -two- tone paint as bright as the spring day in 1957 when it was ... Despite the many advances of women in Cuba, despite the Family Code of 1975, macbismo still reigns under the palms. ... De la Paz, who bought the automobile brand new for 2, 500 pesos from the Dodge agency in Havana, was recently offered 40, 000 pesos for it.

Title:Inside Cuba
Author: John Miller, Aaron Kenedi, Andrei Codrescu
Publisher:Da Capo Press - 2003-08-05

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