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Cuba beyond the Beach

Stories of Life in Havana

By Karen Dubinsky
Narrated by Gina Clayton / 5 hours 34 minutes

Havana is Cuba's soul: a mix of Third World, First World, and Other World. After over a decade of visits as a teacher, researcher, and friend, Karen Dubinsky looks past political slogans and tourist postcards to the streets, neighbourhoods, and personalities of a complicated and contradictory city. Her affectionate, humorous vignettes illustrate how Havana's residents—old Communist ladies, their sceptical offspring, musicians, underground vendors, entrepreneurial landlords, and poverty-stricken professors—go about their daily lives.

As Cuba undergoes dramatic change, there is much to appreciate, and learn from, in the unlikely world Cubans have collectively built for themselves.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will go to the Queen's University Student Overseas Travel Fund - The Sonia Enjamio Fund, which funds Cuban/Canadian student exchange.

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Author
Narrator Gina Clayton
ISBN 9781771133029
Length 5 hours 34 minutes
Language English
Publisher Between the Lines
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged
Libro.fm Rank #48,678 Overall
Genre Rank #156 in Travel
 

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