Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution

By | October 12, 2017
Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution Author T. J. English
ISBN-10 0061712744
ISBN-13 9780061712746
Year 2009-06-01
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher Harper Paperbacks
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To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles Lucky Luciano Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post Prohibition years In the 1950s the Mobwith the corrupt repressive government of brutal Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in its pocketowned Havana s biggest luxury hotels and casinos launching an unprecedented tourism boom complete with the most lavish entertainment top drawer celebrities gorgeous women and gambling galore But Mob dreams collided with those of Fidel Castro Che Guevara and others who would lead an uprising of the country s disenfranchised against Batista s hated government and its foreign partnersan epic cultural battle that bestselling author T J English captures here in all its sexy decadent ugly glory

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