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Papa and Fidel

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This novel about fathers and sons, hope and redemption, the author of Time After Time brilliantly evokes cultural icons in a thriller that captures the essence of its famous protagonists in a poignant, compelling drama that just might have been true.

Cuba, 1957: Ernest Hemingway, long a resident of Cuba, is past his prime, feeling old, and fighting the twin problems of live
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ebook, 320 pages
Published April 27th 2010 by Forge Books (first published April 24th 2010)
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Karl
Sep 25, 2015 Karl marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
The dust jacket on my copy of this book looks nothing like the one pictured. It has a painting by Joe DeVito.

The book I have states First Edition March 1989 with a price of $17.95.
Karlo Mikhail
Jul 31, 2012 Karlo Mikhail rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Papa and Fidel is about, in Karl Alexander’s own words, “what might have happened, what should have happened if Ernest Hemingway and Fidel Castro had become friends.” While not forgetting to present the historical sequences of the Cuban revolution and its attendant social conditions and dilemmas, I will remember Papa and Fidel as a most gripping fast-paced action-packed novel in the vein of pocket book suspense thrillers.

From the first chapter we are thrown in the middle of things as Hemingway s
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Dylan
Aug 02, 2010 Dylan rated it liked it
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just finished this. didn't really satify my obession with the Cuban revolution, but still was an interesting protrayal of what could have been a crazy friendship.
300 pages and not one mojito, what's a hemingway story without his favorite drink?
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