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Boxing For Cuba

ISBN 10 : 9781555919382
ISBN 13 : 1555919383

In 1961, fearing the communist rule of Fidel Castro, Guillermo Vicente Vidal's family sent him to America through Operation Peter Pan. He arrived in Colorado and was sent to an orp..


In The Red Corner

ISBN 10 : 0224051474
ISBN 13 : 9780224051477

Professional boxing has been illegal in Cuba since 1961, so it was no surprise that Felix Savon, Cuba's double Olympic heavyweight champion, had to turn down the $25 million purse ..


The Domino Diaries

ISBN 10 : 9781250043719
ISBN 13 : 1250043719

A powerful and lively work of immersive journalism, Brin-Jonathan Butler's story of his time chasing the American dream through Cuba Whether he's hustling his way into Mike Tyson's..


The Structure Of Cuban History

ISBN 10 : 9781469608860
ISBN 13 : 1469608863

In this expansive and contemplative history of Cuba, Louis A. Perez Jr. argues that the country's memory of the past served to transform its unfinished nineteenth-century liberatio..


A Cuban Boxer S Journey

ISBN 10 : 9781250044709
ISBN 13 : 1250044707

THE STORY OF CUBAN BOXER AND POLITICAL PARIAH GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX'S HARROWING DECISION TO DEFECT IN HOPES OF REAPING THE REWARDS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM "What is one million dollars..


Havana Boxing Club

ISBN 10 : 1576877833
ISBN 13 : 9781576877838

Shot all across the Republic of Cuba, Havana Boxing Club documents amateur boxing schools and the aspiring, determined boys studying the sweet science. Compiled over the course of ..


Boxing Cuba

ISBN 10 : 3777426121
ISBN 13 : 9783777426129

Boxing is a national sport of Cuba, rivaling baseball as the country's best-loved pastime and with an equally rich history. In the backyards and beaten alleyways of Havana, boys em..