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Telex from Cuba

Telex from Cuba
 

Fidel and Raul Castro are in the hills, descending only to burn sugarcane plantations and recruit rebels. Rachel K is in Havana's Cabaret Tokio, entangled with a French agitator trying to escape his shameful past.

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ISBN 9780099586999
Barcode 9780099586999
Published 1 February 2014 by Vintage
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Kushner, Rachel
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780099586999
ISBN-10 0099586991
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Vintage
Publication Date 1 February 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Kushner, Rachel
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 234g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 483082

Description of this Book

This is a New York Times bestseller. It is the finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction. Fidel and Raul Castro are in the hills, descending only to burn sugarcane plantations and recruit rebels. Rachel K is in Havana's Cabaret Tokio, entangled with a French agitator trying to escape his shameful past. Everly and K.C. are growing up in the dying days of a crumbling US colony, about to discover the cruelty and violence that have created their childhood idyll.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Sure and sharp, studded with illuminating images... Kushner has fashioned a story that will linger like a whiff of decadent Colony perfume New York Times A pure treat from the cover to the very last page Washington Post
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Rachel Kushner?s debut novel, Telex from Cuba, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller. Her follow-up novel, The Flamethrowers, was also a finalist for the National Book Award and received rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. Her fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper?s and the Paris Review. She lives in Los Angeles.

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