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Contestatory Cuban short story of the Revolution

by JoseМЃ B. Alvarez

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Cuban -- History and criticism,
  • Cuban fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Cuba -- History -- Revolution, 1959 -- Literature and the revolution

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-[141]).

    StatementJosé B. Alvarez IV.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ7382 .A47 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 140 p. ;
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3569722M
    ISBN 100761823441
    LC Control Number2002072164

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    The Revolution really begun after the troops defeated the enemy at Santa Clara, this victory lead to the defeat of Batista to Fidel Castro and this was the initial start of the ongoing success of the Cuban Revolution and it could not have been possible without the .   Cuban Cultural Center in New York City, arts group that usually sponsors exhibits and concerts, adopts Felix Varela Independent Library in Las Tunas, Cuba, which, like some others founded.


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