Books tagged: cuban revolution

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Fleeing the Sharks: A Cuban Family Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
On January 8, 1959, Fidel Castro leads his forces through the streets of Havana. Thousands of Cubans cheer him on and dream of a better life. No one is more excited than 14-year-old Francisco. He makes his way through the crowd to come face-to-face with his new hero. A short 20 months later, Francisco fears for his life and must leave his family, country and culture.
The Peerless Dulcinea
Price: Free! Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America
The screenplay adaptation (unproduced) of this book has already won a Gold Award at the WorldFest International Film Festival. A Gone With the Wind kind of story set in the era of Madmen (late 1950's). Emmy, the daughter of an eccentric aristocrat and her beloved nanny suffer the whims of an evil socialite. However, her father tells her she has her own, personal, guardian angel. Ages 9 and up
Cuba Under Embargo: the Macro Impact
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / macroeconomics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Even if you don't know about Cuba, would you like to know how such a small country survived a 50 year trade war against the world's greatest super-power? And how can the economic life of such a secretive regime possibly be verified? Get the answers in this brief and readable tour that exposes Cuba's economy through the eyes of its Caribbean neighbors and its global partners.
All about Fidel Castro
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 209 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
No other revolutionary leader has influenced the modern world as has Castro, for his impregnable ideology kept him the leader of his people in Cuba for more than four decades.