The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the new Cuba [Audiobook] download free by Julia Cooke

The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the new Cuba Audiobook download free by Julia Cooke
  • Listen audiobook: The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the new Cuba
  • Author: Julia Cooke
  • Release date: 2014/6/3
  • Publisher: SEAL PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781580055314
  • Rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Votes: 634
  • Review by: August Haskins
  • Review rating: 9.16 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/7
  • Duration: 3H5M25S in 256 kbps (49.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-05
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, WAV, WMA, MP3, AAC, MPEG4 (compression ZIP, RAR, RPM, AZW4, CAB, ARJ)
  • Total pages original book: 248
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M48S (5 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Change looms in Havana, Cuba's capital, a city electric with uncertainty yet cloaked in cliche, 90 miles from U.S. shores and off-limits to most Americans. Journalist Julia Cooke, who lived there at intervals over a period of five years, discovered a dynamic scene: baby-faced anarchists with Mohawks gelled with laundry soap, whiskey-drinking children of the elite, Santeria trainees, pregnant prostitutes, university graduates planning to leave for the first country that will give them a visa. This last generation of Cubans raised under Fidel Castro animate life in a waning era of political stagnation as the rest of the world beckons: waiting out storms at rummy hurricane parties and attending raucous drag cabarets, planning ascendant music careers and black-market business ventures, trying to reconcile the undefined future with the urgent today.Eye-opening and politically prescient, The Other Side of Paradise offers a deep new understanding of a place that has so confounded and intrigued us.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel & Holiday Guides, Guidebooks, Travel Writing, Regional Studies
  • Download servers: Robust Files, Uploaded, EasyBytez, Dropbox, FileServe, Google Drive, 4Shared. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, RPM, AZW4, CAB, ARJ
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.53 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x208x17mm
  • Weight: 249.48g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Seattle, WA, United States

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