Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro

My Life

Book - 2007
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Presents a series of interviews by Ignacio Ramonet, well-known activist and editor of "Le Monde Diplomatique", in which Fidel Castro describes his life. He discusses his parents, his earliest influences, the beginnings of the revolution, his relationship with Che Guevara, the Bay of Pigs, the Carter years, and Cuban migration to the US.
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2007.
ISBN: 9780713999204
Branch Call Number: 972.91064 CAS
Characteristics: 723 p., [32] p. of plates :,col. ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hurley, Andrew
Ramonet, Ignacio

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ChristchurchLib Jan 12, 2015

Fidel Castro led a revolution in Cuba that overthrew Fulgencio Batista in 1959 and replaced his pro-U.S. administration with a left-wing government aligned with major Communist nations. Castro's Cuba has been perceived as a political threat to the U.S. since then, with Castro himself the primary ... Read More »


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Fidel Castro led a revolution in Cuba that overthrew Fulgencio Batista in 1959 and replaced his pro-U.S. administration with a left-wing government aligned with major Communist nations. Castro's Cuba has been perceived as a political threat to the U.S. since then, with Castro himself the primary symbol of that antagonism. Fidel Castro presents a series of interviews conducted by Spanish journalist Ignacio Ramonet that offer insight into his personality, coherent political commentary, and engaging anecdotes about his life. This intriguing book, a Booklist Best Biography choice for 2008, relates 85 years of important Latin American history in engaging conversational style. History and Current Events January 2015 newsletter.

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