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An outstanding new anthology of one of history’s greatest oratorsHere, at last, is a comprehensive anthology presenting the voice of one of history’s greatest orators, Fidel Castro. Love him or hate him, there is no denying he is a “master of the spoken word,” as Gabriel García Márquez has described him.

Emerging in the 1960s as a leading voice in support of Third World ant
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Paperback, 524 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Ocean Press (first published August 1st 2006)
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Baris
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Selection of Fidel Castro's various speeches and writings from early 1950s to 2000s. It provides good insights for his understanding of revolution, socialist ethics, politics together with some of his disappointments.
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Oct 02, 2014 Samvid Sharma rated it really liked it
USA is quite a whore.

Castro is the fucking man.

But then again, he had the power to influence a nation and arguably the world, why wouldn't I succumb ?
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Jun 15, 2008 Orion rated it it was ok
Castro is a good writer but I was not interested in what he has to say. Too bad there is no category "couldn't read."
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Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (b. 8/13/1926) is a revolutionary & politician who was Prime Minister of Cuba (1959-76) & President (1976-2008). He also served as the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces (1959-2008) & as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (1961-2011). Politically a Marxist-Leninist, under his administration the Republic of Cuba became a ...more
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