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Celia Sánchez : the legend of Cuba's revolutionary heart

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Fidel Castro was powerless, in prison, when the Cuban Revolution was launched - by a tiny woman named Celia Sánchez. A fearless and brilliant organizer and recruiter, she created, nurtured, and led the insurgency that ousted the U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista, the Mafia, the Communist Party of Cuba, and the U.S. capitalists from Cuba in 1959. Castro's first two thr ...more
Paperback, 185 pages
Published 2005 by Algora Pub
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Although I find Celia Sanchez an intresting personality and want to know about her , the book does not do her justice as it is not well written. The author repeats a lot of the same ideas and paragraphs. THere are no foot notes, bibliography, or mention of sources used.
Poorly written, and without proper citation. I found the anecdotes to be quite jarring -- not to mention, dubious. Why is a sports commentator writing about Celia Sánchez, anyway? Navigating the literature available on the main figures of the Cuban Revolution can often be frustrating and produce lackluster results. I attribute this to Fidel Castro's genius at controlling his image over the decades, which in part influences idealistic fools such as the author of this book. Save your time, your mo ...more
it was written by a sports commentator, weird right?
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