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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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  • Gimbel, Wendy.
    HAVANA DREAMS: A Story of Cuba.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - 'A fascinating, powerfully evocative story of four generations of Cuban women' - a combination of memoir, history and reporting, this most of all the story of Naty Revuelta, born into a privileged family, educated in the US, mistress of Fidel Castro who remained in Cuba after her husband and the rest of her family left to raise her second daughter, the unacknowledged child of Fidel Castro. The author, whose paternal grandmother was Cuban, found this story when she visited Cuba in an attempt to find out more about her grandmother. Dustjacket praise from Oscar Hijuelos and Judith Thurman, among others. Photographs, 234 pp. ISBN: 0-679-430539.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 28522
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  • Randall, Margaret.
    CUBAN WOMEN NOW: Interviews with Cuban Women.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Toronto: The Women's Press, 1974. First edition - Illustrated with photographs, includes a map and glossary. 375 pages.

    Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 19360
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  • Randall, Margaret.
    CUBAN WOMEN NOW: Interviews with Cuban Women.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Toronto: The Women's Press, 1974. First edition - Illustrated with photographs, includes a map and glossary. 375 pages.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 15874
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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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