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Ay, Cuba!: A Socio-Erotic Journey

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Sensuous, exotic, gritty, contradictory — Cuba in all its glory

In Ay,Cuba!, Andrei Codrescu and David Graham seek the heart and soul of this island ninety miles off the Florida coast and yet a world away. Carousing with Cuban prostitutes, intellectuals, hustlers, and laborers, Codrescu and Graham combine edgy narratives with stunning color photography to create a daring and compelling travelogue. Exploring the architecture, the bizarre two-tier economy of peso and dollar, revivals of both Catholicism and the Afro-Cuban religion of santeria, and the sexual and social mores of a post-cold war communist society, Ay,Cuba! uncovers the maddening and seductive complexities of this fiercely proud yet deeply divided society. This is a provocative look behind the headlines at a world both familiar and exotic.

About the Author

Andrei Codrescu, who lived in socialist Romania until the age of nineteen, has been a commentator on NPR for more than ten years. He lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.

David Graham's photographs have appeared in Life, The New York Times Magazine and other publications. He lives in Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312198312
Subtitle:
A Socio-Erotic Journey
Author:
Graham, David
Author:
David G.
Author:
Codrescu, Andrei
Author:
raham
Author:
Graham, David
Publisher:
Picador
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Cuba
Subject:
Journeys
Subject:
Cuba Social life and customs 1959-
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies - General
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 205-206.
Publication Date:
20010421
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Plus 2 8-page color inserts and 40 bandw
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.44x7.83x.83 in. 1.40 lbs.

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