Bacardi and the long fight for cuba the biography of a cause tom gjelten on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in this widely hailed book npr correspondent tom gjelten fuses the story of the bacardi family and their famous rum business with cubas tumultuous experience over the last 150 years to produce a deeply entertaining historical narrative. There are really two parts to tom gjeltens bacardi and the long fight for cuba 2008 the first is a history of cuba from the 1860s to the 1960s centered on bacardi and the city of santiago the second is a narrative of how bacardi became global and also obsessed with fighting fidel castro. Cuba libre rum revolution and a family tale is recounted in bacardi and the long fight for cuba by tom gjelten sept 23 2008 off the shelf bacardi the puerto rican rum that will be . Bacardi and the long fight for cuba explores and illuminates the story of our nearest and largest caribbean island neighbor in an utterly unique and fundamentally revealing way tom gjelten has written a book that is a must read for scholars policy makers and indeed anyone interested in the long hard journey of cuba and for what will . A refreshing history of the folks who brought the world the cuba libre and who agitate for a cuba libre even today the bacardi rum dynasty is now headquartered in puerto rico but its origins are cuban and writes npr correspondent gjelten sarajevo daily a city and its newspaper under siege 1995 cuban of a particular kind nationalistic and proud
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