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Caribbean & West Indian

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    History of Cuba: A Captivating Guide to Cuban History, Starting from Christopher Columbus' Arrival to Fidel Castro

    Narrated by Richard L Walton ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 5 min

    If you want to discover the remarkable history of Cuba then pay attention...The themes of the history of Cuba are as vast as they are inspiring. Cuba has stared death in the face throughout its rocky history, and most of the time it has gazed into the eyes of death and smiled.Over and over, oppressors have attempted to seize this island and its riches for their own selfish purposes. And over and ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cuban Revolution, The: A Captivating Guide to the Armed Revolt That Changed the Course of Cuba, Including Stories of Leaders Such as Fidel Castro, Chè Guevara, and Fulgencio Batista

    Narrated by Desmond Manny ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 7 min

    If you want to discover the remarkable history of an effort that should never have succeeded, then pay attention...Cuba had only just gained its independence when the country found itself in a brutal tug-of-war between dictator after dictator.The Americans that had been so intensely involved in liberating it from the grasp of the Spanish quickly began to exploit it using the Platt Amendment; even ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    October Fury

    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 46 min

    Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breathIt was the most spectacular display of brinkmanshipin the Cold War era. In October 1962, President Kennedy risked inciting anuclear war to prevent the Soviet Union from establishing missile bases inCuba. The risk, however, was far greater than Kennedy realized.OctoberFuryuncovers startling new information about the Cuban missile crisis and ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba

    The Biography of a Cause

    by Tom Gjelten ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 3 min

    In this widely hailed book, NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten fuses the story of the Bacardi family and their famous rum business with Cuba's tumultuous experience over the last 150 years to produce a deeply entertaining historical narrative. The company Facundo Bacardi launched in Cuba in 1862 brought worldwide fame to the island, and in the decades that followed his Bacardi descendants participated ... Read more

    $41.19 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cuba: A Captivating Guide to the History of Cuba and Havana, The Cuban Revolution and Fidel Castro

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    If you want to discover captivating stories of people and events of Cuba, then pay attention...Four captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:History of Cuba: A Captivating Guide to Cuban History, Starting from Christopher Columbus' Arrival to Fidel CastroHistory of Havana: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Capital of Cuba, Starting from Christopher Columbus' Arrival to Fidel CastroThe ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An American Quilt

    Unfolding a Story of Family and Slavery

    by Rachel May ...
    Narrated by Carrington MacDuffie ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 40 min

    When we think of slavery, most of us think of the American South. We think of back-breaking fieldwork on plantations. We don’t think of slavery in the North, nor do we think of the grueling labor of urban and domestic slaves. Rachel May’s rich new book explores the far reach of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America, and the bonds between ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Brothers in Arms

    The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 49 min

    Using breakthrough reporting and interviews with long-silent sources, Gus Russo and Stephen Molton have crafted a dramatic retelling of the time before, during, and after the killing of John F. Kennedy. The book centers on the two opposed sets of brothers-the Kennedys and the Castros-who collectively authored one of modern history's most dangerous, and tragically ironic, chapters. Bobby Kennedy ... Read more

    $39.67 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nuclear Folly

    A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 38 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The definitive new history of the Cuban Missile Crisis from the author of Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, winner of the Baillie Gifford PrizeFor more than four weeks in the autumn of 1962 the world teetered. The consequences of a misplaced step during the Cuban Missile Crisis could not have been more grave. Ash and cinder, famine and fallout; nuclear war between the two ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cuba libre \ ¡Cuba libre! (Spanish edition)

    El Che, Fidel y la improbable revolución que cambió la historia del mundo

    Narrated by Bernardo Garcia ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 36 min

    Este libro describe cómo un grupo de revolucionarios se transformaron en guerrilleros y derrotaron a 50.000 soldados profesionalmente entrenados con el propósito de derrocar al dictador Fulgencio Batista.Cómo una banda de guerrilleros autoentrenados derrocó a un dictador y cambió la historia del mundo. Este libro describe cómo un grupo de revolucionarios, muchos de ellos jóvenes privilegiados ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This is Cuba

    An American Journalist Under Castro's Shadow

    by David Ariosto ...
    Narrated by David Ariosto ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 48 min

    Fidel Castro is dead. Donald Trump was elected president. And to most outsiders, the fate of Cuba has never seemed more uncertain. Yet those who look close enough may recognize that signs of the next revolution are etched in plain view.This is Cuba is a true story that begins in the summer of 2009 when a young American photo-journalist is offered the chance of a lifetime―a two-year assignment in ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Back Channel to Cuba

    The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

    Unabridged

    20 hours 19 min

    Since 1959, conflict and aggression have dominated the story of U.S.-Cuban relations. From John F. Kennedy's offering of an olive branch to Fidel Castro after the missile crisis, to Henry Kissinger's top-secret quest for normalization, to Barack Obama's promise of a "new approach," William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh reveal a fifty-year record of dialogue and negotiations, both open and ... Read more

    $35.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Our Man Down in Havana

    The Story behind Graham Greene’s Cold War Spy Novel

    Narrated by Gildart Jackson ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 43 min

    Exploring the backstory that led to the writing of Graham Greene’s beloved satirical spy novel, Our Man Down in Havana evokes this pivotal time and place in the author’s life.When US immigration authorities deported Graham Greene from Puerto Rico in 1954, the British author made an unplanned visit to Havana and discovered that “every vice was permissible and every trade possible” in a Caribbean ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Young Castro

    The Making of a Revolutionary

    Narrated by Timothy Andrés Pabon ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 35 min

    An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country in revolution and transfixed the world. This book will change how you think about Fidel Castro. Until now, biographers have treated Castro's life like prosecutors, scouring his past for evidence to convict a person they don't like or don't understand. This can make for bad ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fidel Castro: A Captivating Guide to a Cuban Communist Revolutionary Who Served as the President of Cuba for Over 30 Years

    Narrated by Desmond Manny ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 37 min

    Explore the Captivating History of Fidel CastroFidel Castro. Depending on whom you ask, the name can inspire revulsion, hatred, admiration, incredulity, awe, fear, or even love. His story is one that has changed the course of the history of the world and the face of the island of Cuba.Castro was more than just a politician. His is a story that involves heroic voyages through turbulent oceans, ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    After Fidel

    The Inside Story of Castro’s Regime and Cuba’s Next Leader

    by Brian Latell ...
    Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 50 min

    In this compelling, behind-the-scenes account, former top CIA officer and Cuba expert Brian Latell examines the extraordinary Castro brothers and the impending dynastic succession of Fidel’s younger brother, Raul. Exploring the brothers’ remarkable relationship, he reveals how Fidel and Raul have collaborated, divided responsibilities, and resolved disagreements for more than forty-six years—a ... Read more

    $31.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    History of Havana: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Capital of Cuba, Starting from Christopher Columbus' Arrival to Fidel Castro

    Narrated by David Patton ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 20 min

    Explore the Captivating History of HavanaThe story of Havana has all the elements of a great epic. It has tragic heroes and cunning villains, dramatic battles and fine culture, explosions, killings, horrible murders, rousing speeches, and courageous displays of determination. The history of Cuba's capital is about more than just one city. It's about the astounding resilience of the Cuban people, a ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cuba Libre!

    Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution That Changed World History

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 42 min

    The surprising story of Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, and the scrappy band of rebel men and women who followed them.Most people are familiar with the basics of the Cuban Revolution of 1956–1959: it was led by two of the twentieth century’s most charismatic figures, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara; it successfully overthrew the island nation’s US–backed dictator; and it quickly went awry under Fidel’s ... Read more

    $33.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cuba

    Narrated by Harry Reasoner ...
    series The World’s Political Hot Spots

    Unabridged

    2 hours 40 min

    This island was once a clearing house for importing slaves into the New World. It later became one of the world’s few remaining bastions of Marxism, proclaiming socio-economic equality. In both forms, Cuba has played a unique and dramatic role in American affairs. This presentation focuses on Cuba’s economic and social upheaval, with special attention to how this has affected the United States.The ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    100 Great Black Britons

    A celebration of the extraordinary contribution of key figures of African or Caribbean descent to British Life

    Narrated by Ben Onwukwe ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    'An empowering read . . . it is refreshing to see somebody celebrate the role that black Britons have played in this island's long and complicated history'DAVID LAMMY, author of Tribes, in 'The best books of 2020', the Guardian'Timely and so important . . . recognition is long overdue . . . I would encourage everyone to buy it!'DAWN BUTLER MPA long-overdue book honouring the remarkable ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cuba

    An American History

    Narrated by Alma Cuervo ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 13 min

    “Full of…lively insights and lucid prose” (The Wall Street Journal) an epic, sweeping history of Cuba and its complex ties to the United States—from before the arrival of Columbus to the present day—written by one of the world’s leading historians of Cuba.In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, the United States severed diplomatic relations with Cuba, where a momentous revolution had taken power ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Brief History of the Caribbean

    Indispensable for Travellers

    by Jeremy Black ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...
    series Brief Histories

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    A concise history of the Caribbean's long and fascinating history, from pre-contact civilisations to the present dayThis is a concise history, intended for travellers, but of inestimable value to anyone looking for an overview of the Caribbean and its mainland coastal states, with a focus on the past few centuries.The history of the Caribbean does not make much sense without factoring in the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial