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The story of Cuba

The story of Cuba

her struggles for liberty ; the cause, crisis and destiny of the Pearl of the Antilles

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Published by The Werner Company in Akron, O .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuba -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American Civilization ; LAC 10681)

    StatementGraphically illustrated with numerous typical photographic reproductions and original drawings.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10681.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination649 p.
    Number of Pages649
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17547336M

    Click on a plot link to find similar books! Plot & Themes Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30% Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20% Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story - suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story: War Thriller.   Set in Cuba and elsewhere, Mr. Carpentier’s novel revolves around the story of Victor Hugues, a colonial administrator during the French Revolution. In the Book Review, Abel Plenn said the book’s images “succeed each other with cinematic speed and often hypnotic daring.”.

    The real story on Cuba. [James Bayard, pseud.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # A Monarch select book\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.   With Ken Eaken, Jaime Suchlicki, Jean-Pierre Clerc, Michael Zeuske. This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations/10(12).

      The allure of travel to Cuba is losing its glow for many Americans, which could help lower the costs for travelers there. Only 13% of Americans say they’re interested in traveling to Cuba in About The Book. In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd is a hypnotic debut collection of linked tales about the attempts of immigrants to make new lives in America, by Cuban-American Pushcart Prize winner Ana Menendez. A lush, generous storyteller, Menendez effortlessly summons up grand, novelistic themes in her short stories: the hopes and disappointments of post-revolutionary Castro Cuba, the.


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