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Summary: Sensuous, exotic, gritty, contradictory -- Cuba in all its glory InAy,Cuba!, Andrei Codrescu and David Graham seek the heart and soul of this island ninety miles off the Florida coast and yet a world away. Carousing with Cuban prostitutes, intellectuals, hustlers, and laborers, Codrescu and Graham combine edgy narratives with stunning color photography to create a daring and compelling travelogue. Exploring the architecture, the bizarre two-tier economy of peso and dollar, revivals o
f both Catholicism and the Afro-Cuban religion of santeria, and the sexual and social mores of a post-cold war communist society,Ay,Cuba!uncovers the maddening and seductive complexities of this fiercely proud yet deeply divided society. This is a provocative look behind the headlines at a world both familiar and exotic.
Summary: Sensuous, exotic, gritty, contradictory -- Cuba in all its glory InAy,Cuba!, Andrei Codrescu and David Graham seek the heart and soul of this island ninety miles off the Florida coast and yet a world away. Carousing with Cuban prostitutes, intellectuals, hustlers, and laborers, Codrescu and Graham combine edgy narratives with stunning color photography to create a daring and compelling travelogue. Exploring the architecture, the bizarre two-tier economy of peso and dollar, revivals of both Catholicism and the Afro-Cuban religion of santeria, and the sexual and social mores of a post-cold war communist society,Ay,Cuba!uncovers the maddening and seductive complexities of this fiercely proud yet deeply divided society. This is a provocative look behind the headlines at a world both familiar and exotic. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:99 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Picador USA Published: 04/28/2001 International: No
''Codrescu has a novelist's prowess for narrative tension, a sensualist's attention to detail and a humanist's knack for empathy -- all of which make for first-rate travel writing and perceptive social commentary.''--Time Out New York
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