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Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
An Old Man's Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Mike, an old man now, recounts the events from his younger life. He tells the story of how he met Angelina, a beautiful Cuban revolutionary. Through several twists and turns, you'll read a story of love, passion, separation, and desperation. Viva la revolucion!
The Kennedy Coup
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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With a new, never-published photo. The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sees key facts fading from memory. In a world enthralled by instant communication and immediate conclusions, the simplest solutions are embraced. Questions of “Why” the assassination happened are forgotten. This recalls that the proof of any conspiracy lies in what happens after the coup.
To The Other Side
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Fiction » Historical » USA
‘To The Other Side’ is above all the story of Maria Elvira, life seen through her eyes. A portrait of a young woman caught up—on the outside—in the tumult of Cuba’s history whilst the effects of her own father’s absence at an early age runs deep.
El Veredicto de la Historia
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Han transcurrido ya veinte años desde el fin de la Unión Soviética y algunos más desde que el capitalismo fue restaurado en el “bloque socialista”. La burguesía anunció la “muerte del socialismo”, la “superioridad del capitalismo”, y declaró obsoletos el marxismo y las ideas revolucionarias. El autor intenta analizar la restauración en Rusia China y Cuba desde una perspectiva marxista.
The Farm
Series: Jonathan McGregor Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
After destroying the mafia in New York, Jonathan and Johnson are wanted men. The CIA has offered them safe passage but not everyone agrees they belong, including them.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the early 1960s, the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronted a series of crises that touched nearly every part of the globe. Cuba, Berlin, the Congo, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Laos, and South Vietnam all became areas of confrontation.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1957-1960 - Nuclear Arms Control, Missile Gap, Germany and Berlin, Cold War in Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From forty years' perspective, the second Eisenhower administration's record in national security affairs seems better than many rated it at the time. The danger posed by a "missile gap" was countered without resorting to massive expenditures. Threats to West Berlin and to the "offshore islands" of Quemoy and Matsu were mastered by relatively low-key responses.
Operation Urgent Fury: The Planning and Execution of Joint Operations in Grenada, 1983 - The Crisis, Planning and Preparation, Combat Operations, Press Controversy, Assessment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Written several years after the end of Operation URGENT FURY, this study focuses specifically on the involvement of the Chairman, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Joint Staff in planning and directing operations in Grenada in 1983.
Ancho de colores
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
La ilusión por lo imposible, la lejanía de lo posible, las ambiciones de la juventud, el desarraigo, el amor, la nostalgia, hacen de este ripio de poemas una obligada lectura en la medida de lo abstracto e imaginativo de sus metáforas y figuras literarias que convidan a su lectura.