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The Duke of Havana

Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream

by Steve Fainaru

  • 321 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Villard .
Written in English


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Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL7425900M
ISBN 100375503455
ISBN 109780375503450

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The underlying themes in the book, however, are far more thought provoking/5(5). Reported in the United States and Cuba by two award-winning journalists who became part of the story they were covering, The Duke of Havana is a riveting saga of sports, politics, liberation, and greed.

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