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King of Cuba : a novel

Author: Cristina García
Publisher: Dingwall : Sandstone Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"El Comandante, an aging Castro-like dictator shambles about his mansion in Havana, visits a dying friend, tortures hunger strikers in one of his prisons, and grapples with the stale end of his life that is as devoid of grandeur as his nearly sixty-year-old revolution. Across the waters in Florida, Goyo Herrera, a Miami exile in his eighties, plots revenge against his longtime enemy--the very same El  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
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García, Cristina, 1958-
King of Cuba.
Dingwall : Sandstone Press, [2014]
(OCoLC)868083797
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cristina García
ISBN: 9781908737601 1908737603
OCLC Number: 881567497
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Contents: July 26-28. 1. By the Sea --
2. A Dangerous Season --
3. (To) Resolve --
4. Cemetery --
5. Rain --
6. Almost Dead --
7. Prime Time --
8. Sugarcane --
August 13-15. 9. The Visit --
10. Myths --
11. Birthday --
12. Monkeys --
13. The Swamp --
14. Fireflies --
September 8-10. 15. Lilies --
16. Turbulence --
17. The Works --
18. Exeunt.
Responsibility: Cristina García.

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El Comandante, an aging Castro-like dictator shambles about his mansion in Havana, grappling with the stale end of his life that is as devoid of grandeur as his nearly sixty-year-old revolution.  Read more...

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'Cristina Garcia takes one of the most fascinating political figures of the 20th century, imagines him as a man and, through him, imagines his country. In the end her subject matter is Cuba.' New Read more...

 
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