Havana

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The redoubtable policeman and World War II Marine Corps veteran Earl Swagger leaves his native Arkansas for the dangerous and unpredictable world of pre-Communist Cuba in this latest chronicle of Swagger’s career. Recruited to guard a politician, Swagger quickly is caught up in a world of CIA and Soviet intrigue. Charged by the CIA with killing a young insurgent named Fidel Castro, Swagger finds an unlikely compatriot in a Soviet agent as he struggles to maintain his rigid ethical standards in a violent and morally barren Cuba on the brink of revolution. A tough and gritty view of a world of doubledealing and betrayal.

 

 

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Century

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(US) $27.95
(UK) £17.99
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ISBN
(US) 0743238087
(UK) 184413606X

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Hardback

Pages
400, 416

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