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    • The Iconic Che

    • By: Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    My grandmother used to light a candle to worship him, even though her idol had been an atheist throughout his life. The memory still dances in quivering light: When I was a child in the late '70s in Havana, during the never-ending blackouts, I was terrified by the shadows on his face.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Cuba in Splinters

    • Eleven Stories from the New Cuba
    • By: Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Hillary Gulley (translator)
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss, Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eleven writers largely unknown outside Cuba depict a world that veers from a hyper-real Havana in decay, against a backdrop of oblivious drug-toting German tourists, to a fantasy land (or is it?) where vigilant Cubans bar the door to zombies masquerading as health inspectors. Sex and knife-fights, stutterers and addicts, losers and lost literary classics: welcome to a raw and genuine island universe closed to casual visitors.

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    • There's a Reason They're Unknown

    • By Deborah Jacob on 07-05-15

    Regular price: $19.95