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    • Cuba Beyond the Beach

    • Stories of Life in Havana
    • By: Karen Dubinsky
    • Narrated by: Gina Clayton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Havana is Cuba's soul: a mix of Third World, First World, and Other World. After over a decade of visits as a teacher, researcher, and friend, Karen Dubinsky looks past political slogans and tourist postcards to the streets, neighborhoods, and personalities of a complicated and contradictory city. Her affectionate, humorous vignettes illustrate how Havana's residents - old communist ladies, their skeptical offspring, musicians, underground vendors, entrepreneurial landlords, and poverty-stricken professors - go about their daily lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful, loving, but balanced depiction of modern-day Cubs

    • By M. Clark on 11-15-17

    Regular price: $15.39