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  • THE GREAT AMERICAN. by Abella, Alex.
    Abella, Alex.
    THE GREAT AMERICAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Cuban-American writer's second novel, the story of a dyed in the wool 'yanqui' - an ex-Marine from Ohio - who becomes caught up in the Revolution in Cuba, first rising to become Castro's right hand man, and then, disillusioned, involved in a plot to assassinate him, 445 pp. ISBN: 0-684-814277.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 58402
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  • THE GREAT AMERICAN. by Abella, Alex.
    Abella, Alex.
    THE GREAT AMERICAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Cuban-American writer's second novel, the story of a dyed in the wool 'yanqui' - an ex-Marine from Ohio - who becomes caught up in the Revolution in Cuba, first rising to become Castro's right hand man, and then, disillusioned, involved in a plot to assassinate him, 445 pp. ISBN: 0-684-814277.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46446
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  • HAVANA: An Earl Swagger Novel. by Hunter, Stephen.
    Hunter, Stephen.
    HAVANA: An Earl Swagger Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). SIGNED first edition - Novel set in 1953 Cuba, where ex-Marine Earl Swagger has been sent to fight the American mobsters who control the Havana casinos, and to attempt to derail a young revolutionary named Fidel Castro. SIGNED on the title page. 408 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82600
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  • SENSING LIGHT FROM DARK: A Novel. by Jacobson, Mark A.
    Jacobson, Mark A.
    SENSING LIGHT FROM DARK: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Ulysses Press. (2016). First edition - "San Francisco, 1979 an epidemic begins" Written by a doctor who was just beginning his internship days after the CDC reported a mysterious, fatal form on immundeficiency, and who went on to become a leading Bay Area AIDS physician, this novel "follows the lives of three people from vastly different walks of life, who find themselves thrown together by a shared urgency to find out what is killing so many men in the prime of their lives." 346 pp.

    Condition: Fine in blue printed wrappers with clear acrylic covers..

    Book ID: 69979
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  • MAKING A NEW PEOPLE: Education in Revolutionary Cuba. by MacDonald, Theodore.
    MacDonald, Theodore.
    MAKING A NEW PEOPLE: Education in Revolutionary Cuba.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Vancouver, BC: New Star Books, (1985). First edition - A book which traces the changes in education in Cuba from the Great Literacy Campaign to the 1980s when Cuba, with arguably the best education system in the world, is able to send its teachers to other third world nations. Charts, bibliography, index. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-919573479.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to corner of back cover).

    Book ID: 78072
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  • SIX DAYS IN HAVANA. by Michener, James A, and John Kings.
    Michener, James A, and John Kings.
    SIX DAYS IN HAVANA.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, (1989) dj. Hardcover - During his research for a novel to be set in the Caribbean, author James Michener and his associate John Kings visited Cuba, where they spent 6 days in Havana. This book is based on interviews with almost 200 Cubans of very different backgrounds and positions, and looks at how the country has progressed after 90 years of independence from Spain and under the 30-year leadership of Castro Illustrated throughout with full-color photographs by John Kings. Slightly oversized format, printed throughout on glossy paper. 144 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-292776292.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 69050
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  • NIGHT WORK. by Taylor, David C.
    Taylor, David C.
    NIGHT WORK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2016). SIGNED first edition - Second in this award-winning series of historical thrillers featuring New York City cop Michael Cassidy. He "escorts a prisoner accused of murder to Havana on the cusp of Fidel Castro's successful revolution against the Batista dictatorship. After delivering the man to La Caba–a prison and rescuing Dylan McCue, a Russian KGB agent and his now-married former lover, from her scheduled execution, Cassidy returns to New York and retreats into the comforts of alcohol and sex." But when Castro arrives in New York three months later, he is assigned to his protective detail - and Castro has many enemies. SIGNED on the title page and dated…

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    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2016). SIGNED first edition - Second in this award-winning series of historical thrillers featuring New York City cop Michael Cassidy. He "escorts a prisoner accused of murder to Havana on the cusp of Fidel Castro's successful revolution against the Batista dictatorship. After delivering the man to La Caba–a prison and rescuing Dylan McCue, a Russian KGB agent and his now-married former lover, from her scheduled execution, Cassidy returns to New York and retreats into the comforts of alcohol and sex." But when Castro arrives in New York three months later, he is assigned to his protective detail - and Castro has many enemies. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Publisher's promotional flyer laid in. 318 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (lower corners very slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 82114
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  • THE GOOD ASSASSIN. by Vidich, Paul.
    Vidich, Paul.
    THE GOOD ASSASSIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atria / Emily Bestler Books, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second espionage novel, set in Washington, DC in 1958, in the final days of Batista's regime in Cuba. Based on the life of William Morgan, an American who fought for Castro until he was accused of being a CIA spy and executed in 1961. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 978-1501110382.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 82049
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  • IN THE FIST OF THE REVOLUTION, Life in a Cuban Country Town. by Yglesias, Jose.
    Yglesias, Jose.
    IN THE FIST OF THE REVOLUTION, Life in a Cuban Country Town.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Classic account of life in Cuba after the Revolution. Born in Florida, but of Cuban ancestry, Yglesias spent three months living in the small town of Mayari in 1967, and recounts in this book his discussions with the people there, and his observations of life in Cuba, both positive and critical. 307 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dustjacket (faint stamp on front endpaper. loss of about 1/4 inch at bottom of dj spine, creasing to back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 41001
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