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American Rebel: A Novel Based on Actual Events

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
"In order to live in the present, we must first redeem the past..." Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard. They said William Morgan was a traitor. They said he was a communist. They said he was a CIA agent. They took away his US citizenship and then erased his name from the history books.

Now, fifty years on, a woman's enduring love is about to reveal the truth behind the secr
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Paperback, 386 pages
Published July 4th 2012 by Alto Pico (first published June 23rd 2012)
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Ashley
Mar 29, 2016 Ashley rated it it was amazing
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I love books like Joss Gibson’s “American Rebel: A Novel Based on Actual Events.” Until reading American Rebel I had never heard of William Morgan or the Second Front even though I was aware of the Cuban rebellion and the Cuban communist government. The story of William Morgan and his involvement in the rebellion is, for lack of a stronger word, fascinating.

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"In order to live in the present, we must first redeem the past..." Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard. They said William Morgan wa
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Suncita
Aug 22, 2013 Suncita rated it it was amazing
I thought I knew a lot about the Cuban revolution. I didn't know about William Morgan, the Yankee Comandante. Mr. Gibson paints a well structured and fascinating tale of this American. Once again, Jacques Mallet du Pan was right when he said "the Revolution devours its children." Morgan was one of those children in Castro's revolution, right along with Camilo Cienfuegos, Frank País, and yes, even Che Guevara.
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