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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover captivating stories of people and events of Cuba, then pay attention...

Four captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • History of Cuba: A Captivating Guide to Cuban History, Starting from Christopher Columbus' Arrival to Fidel Castro
  • History of Havana: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Capital of Cuba, Starting from Christopher Columbus' Arrival to Fidel Castro
  • The Cuban Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the Armed Revolt That Changed the Course of Cuba, Including Stories of Leaders Such as Fidel Castro, Chè Guevara, and Fulgencio Batista
  • Fidel Castro: A Captivating Guide to a Cuban Communist Revolutionary Who Served as the President of Cuba for Over 30 Years

The themes of the history of Cuba are as vast as they are inspiring. Cuba has stared death in the face throughout its rocky history, and most of the time it has gazed into the eyes of death and smiled. 

Over and over, oppressors have attempted to seize this island and its riches for their own selfish purposes. And over and over, revolutions have risen up to conquer in an attempt to return Cuba to its people.

The story of Cuba is a tale of courage and sacrifice, of horrific oppression and inspiring vision. It is a story about exploitation and hope, about a tiny island that rose to global importance. 

There are battles and shipwrecks, pirates and Indians, tragic sacrifices and resounding triumphs. The Cuban people over and over show their resilience, courage, and passion in the face of incredible odds. They are a people that one cannot help but admire. And in this captivating history audiobook, you'll discover their story.

Get this audiobook now to learn more about Cuba!

©2019 Captivating History (P)2019 Captivating History
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Ignorance and revisionism posing as history.

A poor excuse for a pseudo-history book. The material is narrated by individuals incapable of pronouncing even the most common words in Spanish; but most outstanding is the gross deviation of the history of the country for the sake of elevating the dictatorship of Castro and its depravations on the Cuban people as the logical result of the greed of the United States.

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Didn't finish

I didn't finish this book. It had a propaganda feel to it. Also didn't go in depth on subjects.

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If You Can't Pronounce Velasquez Correctly...

...then you probably shouldn't be narrating this book. Really? They couldn't locate one Hispanic or Latino speaker, or even someone who had taken grade school-level Spanish to read this?? I got through about a third of the book, and the content was great, but I just couldn't take the narration anymore. Whose nephew is the narrator?! I generally think reviewers are too rough on narrators, but the criticisms here are MORE than warranted.

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It would be a great idea for the persons reading the texts to know how to pronounce the names and locations. Its insulting to any Cuban listening, and gives those that are not the wrong representation

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Fascinating information mediocre performance

It seems to me that a book about a Spanish speaking country should be narrated by someone with at least some awareness of Spanish pronunciation. You won’t find that here, and that was a bit frustrating. But the information was interesting and fed my Cuba fascination.

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Perfect

An indictment of our mainstream media in their attempts to demonize Castro. Read historic details that you will not find anywhere else. Interesting story about the political history that shaped modern day Cuba. A good book about politics, businesses, and social events that led to the Castro revolution and development of modern Havana.

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Very interesting

You become much more aware of social and political exploitation and the means that were and still are necessary to end inequality. You gain a fair amount of knowledge on a man who's reputation was tarnished by the United States because of a difference in political thought.

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i love it


Actually, this is a pretty good book about what is going on there. The author is pretty brave but so are the Cuban people!

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Great guide

The most realistic description of Cuba's contemporary reality available, both problems and strengths. President Obama and Secretary Kerry should read it.

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A Captivating Guide to the History

An unbiased documentary of Cuban relations written byCaptivating History that can analyze Cuban relations from an economic and eyewitness perspective.

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  • 10-02-21

A bit lazy

Each important moment is mentioned for a few minutes. It feels like reading a lazy student's notes in school.

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Powerful and intelligent

A strong and thoughtful summary of the Bay of Pigs disaster. Well written, very interesting, backed up by in-depth analysis.

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