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Vida clandestina : my life in the Cuban Revolution

Author: Enrique Oltuski
Publisher: [San Francisco] : Wiley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Excitement, danger, and suspense shatter the bourgeois tranquility of the young Enrique Oltuski, a middle-class Cuban Jew and University of Miami educated engineer for the Shell Oil Company, when he joins Fidel Castro and Che Guevara to become a leader in the secret struggle and ultimate triumph of the Cuban Revolution."
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oltuski, Enrique, 1930-
Vida clandestina.
[San Francisco] : Wiley, ©2002
(OCoLC)606858690
Online version:
Oltuski, Enrique, 1930-
Vida clandestina.
[San Francisco] : Wiley, ©2002
(OCoLC)609350075
Named Person: Enrique Oltuski; Enrique Oltuski; Enrique Oltuski; Enrique Oltuski; Enrique Oltuski
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Enrique Oltuski
ISBN: 0787961698 9780787961695 0787948217 9780787948214
OCLC Number: 49002018
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxi, 302 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Before the plains and the Sierra --
Batista's coup d'état --
First revolutionary impulses --
Student in the United States --
Journey to Latin America --
Attack on the Moncada Barracks --
Return to Cuba --
Revolutionary quest --
Joining the 26th of July Movement --
The plains --
Conspiracy in Havana --
The civil resistance movement --
The fight in Las Villas --
Strike of April 9 --
The Sierra assumes command --
The Sierra --
Che in Las Villas --
The Sierra maestra --
After the plains and the Sierra --
Batista flees --
Fidel marches on Havana --
Government minister --
the revolution takes power.
Other Titles: Gente del llano.
Responsibility: Enrique Oltuski ; foreword by Eduardo Torres-Cuevas ; translated by Thomas and Carol Christensen.
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