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Prison Letters of Fidel Castro

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ISBN-10: 1560259833

ISBN-13: 9781560259831

Edition: 2007

Authors: Fidel Castro, Ann Louise Bardach, Luis Conte Ag�ero, Luis Conte Ag�ero, Luis Conte Ag�ero

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Early in Ann Louise Bardach's Cuban voyage she came across Cartas de Presidio or The Prison Letters of Fidel Castro. Edited by Luis Conte Aguero, who was the recipient of most of these letters, they are cited in every important work from Hugh Thomas's opus Cuba to Tad Szule's Fidel biography, and everything in between and since. These eighteen letters (nine to Conte Aguero; six to his late sister and close collaborator, Lidia; one to his wife, Mirta; one to his comrade in combat, Melba Hernandez; one to the great scholar Jorge Manach) are regarded as the single most valuable and revelatory document regarding Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. Never before published in English, The…    
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List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 2/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Born in Buenos Aires in 1942, Ariel Dorfman is a Chilean citizen. A supporter of Salvador Allende, he was forced into exile and has lived in the United States for many years. Since writing his legendary essay, "How to Read Donald Duck", Dorfman has built up an impressive body of work that has translated into more than thirty languages. Besides poetry, essays and novels--"Hard Rain" (Readers International, 1990), winner of the Sudamericana Award; "Widows" (Pluto Press, 1983); "The Last Song of Manuel Sendero" (Viking, 1987); "Mascara" (Viking, 1988); "Konfidenz" (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1995)--he has written plays, including "Death and the Maiden", and produced in ninety countries. He has…    

Ann Louise Bardach lives in Santa Barbara, California.