The Resource The great game in Cuba : how the CIA sabotaged its own plot to unseat Fidel Castro, (ebook)

The great game in Cuba : how the CIA sabotaged its own plot to unseat Fidel Castro, (ebook)

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The great game in Cuba : how the CIA sabotaged its own plot to unseat Fidel Castro
Title
The great game in Cuba
Title remainder
how the CIA sabotaged its own plot to unseat Fidel Castro
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eng
Summary
This completely revised and newly updated edition of The Great Game in Cuba uses the backdrop of the Cuban Revolution to examine the CIA's inner workings during the fifties and sixties. Detailing the agency's lies and deceits, Mellen paints a vivid behind-the-scenes picture of the CIA in Cuba after the Castro revolution: what it wanted and the lengths it was willing to go to paralyze the opposition to Fidel Castro. The game begins with Robert J. Kleberg, Jr., proprietor of the legendary King Ranch, one of the largest ranches in the world. Kleberg's messianic ambitions bring him to Cuba, where he establishes a satellite ranch managed by his right-hand man, the James Bond-type character Michael J. P. Malone, who secretly reported to both the FBI and to at least five CIA handlers. From there, the plot thickens as an array of Cubans share never-before-revealed information regarding the agency's activities in Cuba and its attempts to unseat Castro and install a CIA-friendly figurehead in his place. The mysterious disappearance of Camilo Cienfuegos, a major figure in Castro's government, is told here for the first time. The agency's shady dealings with a major US publication are uncovered. A testament to the sheer volume of previously classified and untold information, The Great Game in Cuba is a story the world needs to hear
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Midwest
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Mellen, Joan
Dewey number
327.7307291
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • United States
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Cuba
  • United States
  • Espionage, American
  • Subversive activities
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adult
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The great game in Cuba : how the CIA sabotaged its own plot to unseat Fidel Castro, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781510707405
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12353049
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remote
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MWT12353049
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The great game in Cuba : how the CIA sabotaged its own plot to unseat Fidel Castro, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510707405
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12353049
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12353049
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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