Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause

Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause Author Tom Gjelten
ISBN-10 0143116320
ISBN-13 9780143116325
Year 2009-08-25
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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In this widely hailed book NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten fuses the story of the Bacardi family and their famous rum business with Cuba s tumultuous experience over the last 150 years to produce a deeply entertaining historical narrative The company Facundo Bacardi launched in Cuba in 1862 brought worldwide fame to the island and in the decades that followed his Bacardi descendants participated in every aspect of Cuban life With his intimate account of their struggles and adventures across five generations Gjelten brings to life the larger story of Cuba s fight for freedom its tortured relationship with America the rise of Fidel Castro and the violent division of the Cuban nation

Bacardi

Bacardi Author Hernando Calvo Ospina
ISBN-10 0745318746
Release 2002-07-20
Pages 144