The Resource Castro's secrets : the CIA and Cuba's intelligence machine, Brian Latell

Castro's secrets : the CIA and Cuba's intelligence machine, Brian Latell

Label
Castro's secrets : the CIA and Cuba's intelligence machine
Title
Castro's secrets
Title remainder
the CIA and Cuba's intelligence machine
Statement of responsibility
Brian Latell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this riveting Cold War history, highly acclaimed author Brian Latell offers us a new and surprising look at Fidel Castro. Latell draws his narrative on personal interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's intelligence, many of whom have not spoken out for over nearly five decades. The result is a vivid and revelatory account that revises our understanding of how Fidel operated, what his goals were, and how he imagined the future for his tiny island nation. Latell takes us from from the crimes Fidel allegedly committed as a youth in the anti-Battista movement, to how quickly he built up an intelligence system that rivaled the Soviet Union's KGB and Britain's M15 in effectiveness, and how that translated into a feud with JFK's administration and the CIA, and the ultimate confrontation during the Cuban Missile Crises that brought the world to the brink of a nuclear holocaust"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latell, Brian
Dewey number
327.12730729109/046
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JL1009.5.I6
LC item number
L37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Intelligence service
Target audience
adult
Label
Castro's secrets : the CIA and Cuba's intelligence machine, Brian Latell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Better than us -- On Fidel's orders -- Rooftop stories -- Come to Cuba -- At daggers drawn -- Tyrannicide -- Mouth of the lion -- Whiplash -- The big job -- Great minds -- Conspiracy of silence -- Afterword
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 272 p.
Isbn
9780230621237
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011042920
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn733231302
  • (DLC) 2011042920
  • 977171
Label
Castro's secrets : the CIA and Cuba's intelligence machine, Brian Latell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Better than us -- On Fidel's orders -- Rooftop stories -- Come to Cuba -- At daggers drawn -- Tyrannicide -- Mouth of the lion -- Whiplash -- The big job -- Great minds -- Conspiracy of silence -- Afterword
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 272 p.
Isbn
9780230621237
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011042920
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn733231302
  • (DLC) 2011042920
  • 977171

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