272 pages, 10.13 × 10.13 × 1.06 in
November 3, 2010
Black Dog & Leventhal
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1579128548
ISBN - 13: 9781579128548
About the Book
The people, architecture, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cuba come to life in this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind tribute to this fascinating island country. This rich, visually stunning book gives a full and unprecedented look at the once forbidden island.
From the Publisher
The people, architecture, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cuba come to life in this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind tribute to this fascinating island country
This rich, visually stunning book gives a full and unprecedented look at the once forbidden island of Cuba. From the bustling city streets of Havana, to the rushing waterfalls of the lush, verdant countryside, to the fishing communities that dot miles of azure coastline, inCubaan entire jewel of a country opens up to us as never before.
Large, full-color photographs adorn every page and showcase the landscapes, cityscapes, and seascapes, as well as the faces of the Cuban people. Organized by topic including: The Cuban Character, Havana, The Jungle and the Sea, Tastes of Cuba, Cuban Hospitality, Celebrations, and more, each chapter is framed by an introduction that offers some history and explains about Cuban culture as it exists today.
As the U.S. government begins to lift restrictions on travel, more and more Americans are becoming interested in visiting and learning about Cuba, bringing about an increased fascination with the island.
About the Author
Francois Missen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning independent investigative journalist and the author of several books, both fiction and non-fiction. He is also the winner of the Albert Londres Prize for journalism. He lives in France and travels to Cuba regularly.