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By Tom Gjelten

during this largely hailed publication, NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten fuses the tale of the Bacardi kin and their recognized rum enterprise with Cuba's tumultuous adventure over the past one hundred fifty years to provide a deeply unique ancient narrative. the corporate Facundo Bacardi introduced in Cuba in 1862 introduced all over the world repute to the island, and within the a long time that his Bacardi descendants participated in each element of Cuban lifestyles. together with his intimate account in their struggles and adventures throughout 5 generations, Gjelten brings to existence the bigger tale of Cuba's struggle for freedom, its tortured dating with the United States, the increase of Fidel Castro, and the violent department of the Cuban nation.

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