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Title Nocturno de la Habana : cómo la mafia se hizo con Cuba y la acabó perdiendo en la revolución / T.J. English ; traducción de Jordi Beltrán Ferrer.
Author English, T. J., 1957-
Publication Nueva York : Vintage Español, 2011.
Edition 1a. ed.Vintage Español.
Description 426 pages ; 21 cm
Call # SPA 364.106 E
Note Translation of: Havana nocturne : how the mob owned Cuba-- and then lost It to the revolution.
Summary Discusses how the crime syndicate in America moved to Havana to escape government crackdowns, and details how the Jewish American mobster, Meyer Lansky, helped to transport American mob leaders to Cuba, with aid from Cuba's dictator Fulgencio Batista, but was forced to battle with the leaders of the Cuban Revolution, Che Guevara, and others.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-414), filmography (p. 414-[415]) and index.
Subject Mafia -- Cuba -- Havana.
Cuba -- History -- 1933-1959.
Havana (Cuba) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Lansky, Meyer, 1902-1983.
Luciano, Lucky, 1897-1962.
Addl. Title Havana mob. Spanish
ISBN 9780307741738 :
0307741737

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