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Cuba classics : a celebration of vintage American automobiles

Author: Christopher P Baker
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Interlink Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unique homage to Cuba's astonishing wealth of antique cars is also a paean to the extraordinary people who keep their weary "cacharros" running with resourcefulness, ingenuity and great good humor.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher P Baker
ISBN: 1566565464 9781566565462
OCLC Number: 54479392
Description: ix, 189 pages : color illustrations ; 28 x 31 cm
Contents: The roaring twenties --
Depression and recovery --
The fifties heyday --
Storm clouds ahead --
End of an era --
Can I buy a car, Comandante? --
Bésame, bésame mucho! --
On a wing and a prayer --
El cubano invento --
Chrome is my favorite color --
The last resort.
Responsibility: Christopher P. Baker.
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This unique homage to Cuba's astonishing wealth of antique cars is also a paean to the extraordinary people who keep their weary "cacharros" running with resourcefulness, ingenuity and great good humor.

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