Readers of this book will rediscover Havana and many other places and cities in Cuba. It contains legends, folktales and stories, and even goes so far as to investigate unusual events, mysterious characters, as well as important historical moments in Cuba s history. The book captures remembrances of a past that can never be recaptured: the tramways, the Countess of Merlin, Tropicana, theaters, Jai Alai, as well as baseball. It revisits places like El Prado, La Rampa, the Manzana de Gomez, and the Melecon. The reader will revisit churches, buildings, tunnels, the cemetery, statues, the Convent of Santa Clara. Learn about Cuba s Chinese colony as well as the contribution of Cuban women towards the independence of the United States. This book is a meaningful journey to Cuba s historical and cultural past that will bring warmth into the heart of its reader. Contains black and white photographs.
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Sergio R. San Pedro del Valle (Havana, 1931) graduated from the University of Havana and upon graduation worked as an accountant at The Trust Company of Cuba. He opposed Fulgencio Batista s dictatorship as well as Fidel Castro s communization of Cuba. He leaves into exile in 1961 and has lived in Puerto Rico since 1962 with his wife, Beatriz.
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Descripción Ediciones Universal, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111593881290