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6 edition of Cuba on the verge found in the catalog.

Cuba on the verge

an island in transition

  • 204 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Bulfinch Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuba -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Terry McCoy ; introduction by William Kennedy ; epilogue by Arthur Miller
    GenrePictorial works
    ContributionsMcCoy, Terry
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15390792M
    ISBN 100821228021
    LC Control Number2002108546

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    Although Falcoff cannot find much romance in Cuba, Cuba on the Verge certainly does. But then Falcoff would not be surprised: its contributors are all charter members of his "dewy-eyed" brigade. On full display here are what William Kennedy describes in the book's introduction as . A succession struggle ignited by the impending death of Fidel Castro is the catalyst for Stephen Coonts' suspense thriller, CUBA. As Havana heats up, the CIA learns that one of the presidential contenders, secret police chief Alejo Vargas, has developed biological weapons and installed them on half-dozen intermediate-range ballistic missiles delivered by the Soviets and installed in Cuba prior.


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DNF. Cuba on the Verge isn't *bad* but it's not great, either. I made it through four stories, skipped another, and half-finished a sixth.

This was a library book and I didn't feel particularly compelled to renew and finish reading. I did enjoy the four stories I read, though/5. Spanning politics and art, music and baseball, Cuba on the Verge is a timely look at a society’s profound transformation—from inside and out.

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Whether you're planning a visit or merely intrigued, Cuba on the Verge is a collection of 12 essays that offer an engrossing glimpse into this island nation and its endless dichotomies. Carlos Manuel Álvarez writes beautifully about a visit with his father, a former doctor who had.

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Cuba: Cuba Libre. 4 Manuscripts in 1 Book, Including: History of Cuba, History of Havana, Cuba Travel Guide and Havana Travel Guide (Volume 12) Cuba on the Verge is the definitive account of - and a unique glimpse at - a moment of upheaval and reinvention whose effects promise to reverberate across years and nations.

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Theirs is. This is, however, as much a review of Cuba on the Verge as its Spanish analogue, Cuba en la Encrucijada (Cuba at a crossroads). I say analogue rather than translation because each book contains essays written in one language and translated from the other, although the majority seem to have been written in Spanish and translated into English.

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Just ninety miles from United States shores yet inaccessible to most Americans until recently, Cuba fascinates as much as it.

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But in Cuba on the Verge: An Island in Transition, The book's strength and weakness both lie in the 15 original essays by American and Cuban writers (e.g., Russell Banks, Cristina Garcia, Susan Orlean, and Achy Obejas), which give the 4/5(1).