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Vida clandestina : my life in the Cuban Revolution

Author: Enrique Oltuski
Publisher: [San Francisco] : Wiley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Vida Clandestina is the first U.S. publication of the dramatic memoir of an important Cuban revolutionary who led a dangerous double life from 1952 to1959. Educated at University of Miami, then a high-ranking manager and engineer for Shell Oil, Enrique Oltuski was also a leader in the urban guerilla 26th of July Movement in Havana and Santa Clara, risking his life to join forces with Che Guevara and Fidel Castro,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2002002223
(OCoLC)49002018
Named Person: Enrique Oltuski; Enrique Oltuski
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Enrique Oltuski
ISBN: 0787966584 9780787966584
OCLC Number: 656947845
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 302 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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