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Bacardi y la Larga Lucha Por Cuba = Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba

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En 1862, Facundo Bacardí apostó por crear en Cuba una pequeña destilería de ron, una bebida que hasta entonces solo consumían marineros y obreros. Pronto el ron Bacardí se convertiría en la bebida favorita de la isla y quedaría ligado a la identidad cubana.

Recorriendo la historia de la familia Bacardí, que siempre ha estado en primer plano en todos los grandes acontecimientos de la historia de Cuba ––desde la Independencia hasta el actual embargo pasando por la Revolución y Bahía de Cochinos–– Tom Gjelten ha escrito una épica narrativa que explica la Cuba moderna, sus tormentosas relaciones con Estados Unidos, la ascensión de Fidel Castro —de la que se ofrece una perspective hasta ahora desconocida— y la violenta división que sufre la nación cubana desde entonces.

About the Author

Tom Gjelten is a veteran correspondent for National Public Radio on international issues and a regular panelist on the PBS program Washington Week. His reporting from Bosnia won him George Polk and Robert F. Kennedy awards. He is the author of Sarajevo Daily: A City and Its Newspaper Under Siege. He lives in Arlington, Virginia, with his family.

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ISBN:
9780451414953
Author:
Gjelten, Tom
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Gjelten, Tom
Subject:
HIS041010
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.03 x 6.07 x 1.08 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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