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Boys from Dolores Fidel Castro's Schoolmates from Revolution to Exile

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ISBN-10: 1400076447

ISBN-13: 9781400076444

Edition: N/A

Authors: Patrick Symmes

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From the author ofChasing Che,the remarkable tale of a group of boys at the heart of Cuba's political and social history.The Boys from Doloresilluminates the elite island society from which Fidel Castro and his brother Raul emerged. The Colegio de Dolores was a Jesuit boarding school in Santiago, Cuba's rich and ancient second city, where Fidel and Raul were educated in the 1930s and '40s. Patrick Symmes begins his story here, tracking down dozens of Fidel's schoolmates glimpsed in a single period photograph. And it is through their stories--their time at the Colegio; the catastrophic effects of the revolution on their lives; their fates since--that Symmes opens a door onto a Cuba, and a…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/6/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 8.50" wide x 5.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English