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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.

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ISBN 9781448182329
Barcode 9781448182329
Published 5 June 2014 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Kushner, Rachel
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ISBN-13 9781448182329
ISBN-10 1448182328
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Publication Date 5 June 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Language English
Translated from English
Author(s) By Kushner, Rachel
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Americans - Fiction - Cuba, Cuba - Fiction - History - 1933-1959
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 919561

Description of this Electronic Book

FROM THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE MARS ROOM A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTIONFidel 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 Fascinating and vividly detailed... You can almost feel the heat radiating from the page: the air is mosquito-thick and tainted with a nickel oxide haze, the tropical landscape a character in its own right

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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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