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Without Fidel : a death foretold in Miami, Havana, and Washington

Author: Ann Louise Bardach
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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An eye-opening account of the last chapter in the life of Fidel Castro: his near death, his enemies and their fifty-year failed battle to eliminate him, and the carefully planned succession and early reign of his brother Raul.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Louise Bardach
ISBN: 9781416551508 1416551506
OCLC Number: 180756003
Description: xxii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The long dying --
The pursuit of immorality --
The family --
The island and the empire --
Writing for history --
The Fidel obsession --
The pediatrician and the exterminator --
Murder in the sky --
Miami Vice --
Requiem for a would-be assassin --
Raúl's reign --
El Relevo : the relief pitcher --
All the king's men --
Calle Ocho at Foggy Bottom --
The graveyard shift --
Spooks, plotters, politicians & the law.
Responsibility: Ann Louise Bardach.

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One of the leading authorities on Cuba reflects on Fidel Castro's departure from the world stage and its implications for Cuba, America, and beyond. b&w photographs.  Read more...

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