The Resource Fidel Castro : my life : a spoken autobiography, Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet ; translated by Andrew Hurley, (electronic resource)

Fidel Castro : my life : a spoken autobiography, Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet ; translated by Andrew Hurley, (electronic resource)

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Fidel Castro : my life : a spoken autobiography
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Fidel Castro
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my life : a spoken autobiography
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Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet ; translated by Andrew Hurley
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eng
Summary
For decades, people have tried to persuade the leader of the Cuban Revolution to tell his own life story. Ignacio Ramonet, the celebrated editor in chief of Le Monde diplomatique, has finally succeeded. For the first time, in a series of extensive and probing interviews, Fidel Castro describes his life from the 1950s to the present day. In frank and compelling detail, he discusses his parents and his childhood, his earliest influences, the beginnings of the revolution, his relationship with Che Guevara, the drama of the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Jimmy Carter years, Cuban migration to the United States, his dealings with successive American presidents from Dwight D. Eisenhower to George W. Bush, and his relationship with such controversial leaders as Saddam Hussein and Hugo Chavez. Along the way, Ramonet challenges Castro to discuss his views on a number of controversial questions, from human rights and freedom of the press to the repression of homosexuality and the survival of the death penalty in Cuba. This book will stand as the definitive record of an extraordinary life lived in turbulent times
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Midwest
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Ramonet, Ignacio
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Read by Todd McLaren
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  • 1926-
  • 1944-
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  • Castro, Fidel
  • Hurley, Andrew
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  • Heads of state
  • Heads of state
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
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Fidel Castro : my life : a spoken autobiography, Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet ; translated by Andrew Hurley, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (26hr., 30 min.))
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Fidel Castro : my life : a spoken autobiography, Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet ; translated by Andrew Hurley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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MWT10757171
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (26hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781400125920
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10757171
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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