Good Reading : February 2011
46 goodreading ı FEBRUARY 2011 The Caribbean island nation of Cuba might be ruled by a communist gover nment, but you won't find much evidence there of the dreary grey palette that other totalitarian regimes paint over the daily lives of their citizens. The recently published Cuba shows the extraordinary beauty of this country of 11 million people -- from the faded splendour of Havana and its vibrant artists' precincts to the lush jungles, unspoiled coast and teeming wildlife of this Caribbean jewel.You'll marvel at the creativity of dishes made from coconut, guava, orange and papaya and be swept up by the spectacle and riotous musical celebration of Cuba's car nivals and fiestas. Filled with stunningly beautiful and revealing photos and featuring text by Pulitzer Prize-winning jour nalist Francois Missen, this book will delight your senses and intrigue and infor m you about this fascinating country. Cuba features the colourful street life, architecture, landscape, wildlife and people of this fascinating communist Caribbean nation. coffee table 2 Charisma Cuban A pair of rocking chairs on a porch in colonial Trinidad. A conga player at a Santiago carnival.
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