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Miami

By: Didion, Joan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268630

ISBN: 067166820X

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Faint smudge on rear wrapper. 1988 Trade Paperback. 238 pp. Looks at the relationship between Miami natives and the Cuban refugees trying to establish new lives. It is where Fidel Castro raised money to overthrow Batista and where two generations of Castro's enemies have raised armies to overthrow him, so far without success. It is where the bitter opera of Cuban exile intersects with the cynicism of U.S. foreign policy. As Didion follows Miami's drift into a Third World capital, she also locates its position in the secret history of the Cold War, from the Bay of Pigs to the Re... View more info