Two weeks after purchasing their plane tickets and against the back drop of President Donald Trump's re-instated restrictions on travel to Cuba, MacLean and Shanta Lee Gander prepared for their first month-long visit to Cuba in December 2017. Initially started as dispatches for a local Vermont blog, their experiences shifted into something neither of them expected. Ghosts of Cuba invites the reader to experience their month-long adventures through race, sexuality, politics in Cuba alongside the ghosts that exist against the backdrop of a culture and country. How is their experience colored by their interracial marriage amidst an intense and tumultuous time in America? Ghost of Cuba is a conversation between husband and wife, an interplay of their reflections, and the stories of their experiences.
Two weeks after purchasing their plane tickets and against the back drop of President Donald Trump's re-instated restrictions on travel to Cuba, MacLean and Shanta Lee Gander prepared for their first month-long visit to Cuba in December 2017. Initially started as dispatches for a local Vermont blog, their experiences shifted
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-06 - Publisher: Penguin
A timely international thriller by the former deputy assistant secretary of state and bestselling author. When four American sport fishermen stray into Cuban waters and are promptly arrested by Castro’s navy, State Department crisis manager Judd Ryker finds himself called in to negotiate their release. But the more Ryker digs
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Peggy Hicks
"The account begins as a true ghost story based on actual events. After an unsettling, modern day, ghostly encounter at a crumbling 1920's bordello in Jerome, Arizona, the author sets out on a quest and uncovers some deplorable secrets regarding the attractive, but devious Madam that once resided there. This
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-03 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
While scrutinizing the principle pressures and influences of Cuba’s key international relationships and issues, Cuban International Relations at 60 examines the island’s global engagement and foreign policy since January 1959 by bringing together the perspectives of leading experts and personal accounts of two ambassadors.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-05 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Visitors to Cuba will notice that Afro-Cuban figures and references are everywhere: in popular music and folklore shows, paintings and dolls of Santería saints in airport shops, and even restaurants with plantation themes. In Performing Afro-Cuba, Kristina Wirtz examines how the animation of Cuba’s colonial past and African heritage through