Books tagged: cuba

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One Hundred Eighty Landings of United States Marines 1800 - 1934: History of Controversial Punitive Adventures in Foreign Lands, Pirates, Lejeune, Perry, Fitzroy, Cuba, USS Philadelphia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Ellsworth's 180 Landings, to use its popular title, has not been superseded by a more detailed or comprehensive coverage since its original publication forty years ago. It concerns itself with four basic causes for landings: (1) political intervention, (2) punitive actions, (3) protection of diplomatic mission, nationals, and their property, and (4) humanitarian.
Cuba in Transition: Impressions and Reflections
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Curiosity about the US media’s transformation of Fidel Castro from hero in 1959 to villain in 1960 sparked an interest in the contradictory narratives about Cuba. A 2010 Havana choir festival provided the catalyst for a month-long, 10 city trip through Cuba, and for the author’s observations of Cuba and thoughts about possible directions for its evolution, fifty-plus years after the Revolution.
Maten a Fidel!. La apasionante trama de los atentados contra el lider cubano
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Este libro traza un breve pero apasionante panorama de este medio siglo de tentativas de asesinato contra Fidel Castro, gobernante cubano, en total mas de 600.
Submarine: A Cold War Drama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, tensions run lethally high on both sides. A misunderstanding quickly escalates into a deadly choice: to strike or be struck?
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996 - Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Haitian Migrants, Support Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Marines did in the Caribbean between 1991 and 1996 was both new and old. It was new because humanitarian operations were different from combat in Vietnam or Southwest Asia. It was also new for many because it was "joint," Marines were integrated into joint task forces, especially when they were called on to care for Haitian and Cuban migrants at Guantanamo Bay.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
El puente de los elefantes
Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Si en El viejo y el mar, Hemingway nos sumerge en la lucha de un pescador de Cojímar contra la adversidad y contra lo inexorable de un evento, en la novela El puente de los elefantes, Sonia Díaz Corrales nos introduce en una etapa del fin del siglo XX cubano, donde los personajes, al igual que el legendario Santiago, se encuentran inmersos en una lucha brutal por la supervivencia.
Elysium Part Two. In A Landscape
Series: Strings of Life. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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An esoteric broadcast, castaways, and the mysterious death of Richard Kelly ~ would that Mortehoe could always face such trifling concerns. As the seasons revolve and their new inhabitants grow comfortable with their surroundings, a new threat is looming, a threat that will change the old-world's future with fire and bloodshed.
The Promised World of Tomorrow--A Novel of 1939
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The year 1939 began with a peaceful future forecast at the New York World's Fair and ended with a world at war. America hoped for a better tomorrow and found it was ill prepared for a war. The hero, a Treasury agent, and confidant of President Roosevelt, gets a mission from FDR to coordinate with, and learn from British intelligence, and apply the lessons in Cuba, a nearly fatal assignment.
Bloguear a ciegas
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Selección de textos periodísticos del escritor Ángel Santiesteban. Son apenas una porción y no guardan más orden que el valor del testimonio que gana fuerza frente a un poder omnímodo que impide la palabra.