Apr 25, Julie rated it it was amazing I read this for a History through Literature course and I loved it. Very reminiscent of the Old Man in the Sea, another favorite, this short novel stole my heart.
Sophia and Mortimer attempt to elope to California, but their ship, the Henry Clay, goes instead to St. Included because, while rather short, it was the earliest example found. Worthington, p.
Inwhile Undersecretary of State Bainbridge and others conspire to make a treaty favourable to Spain in the trade between the United States and Cuba, Don Juan de la Campa, known to his fellow creole partisans as Carlos Aguero, returns to Cuba to avenge the death of his brother Alonzo, one of the eight medical students executed by the Volunteers in Havana in D Lothrop Company, p.
Helen Wentworth goes to Cuba to visit her former student and friend, now the Marchioness of Rodriguez, in her country estate, La Consolacion. This visit allows the author to present a broad picture of plantation life in the s. She is especially concerned with the horrors of slavery.
Lithgow Hamilton leaves New York City for Cuba to secure contracts with coffee planters and, incidentally, to search for the heir to an English fortune. He accompanies the young heir to England, then back to Cuba where they join the forces against Spain.
The daughter of Cuba of the title is Raquel Palgrave, daughter of a sugar plantation owner, who becomes a heroine of the revolution and the love of Lithgow Hamilton. Tennyson Neely, Publisher, p.
First person narrative of various battles in and engaged in by different Cuban generals, notably Antonio Maceo, Maximo Gomez, and Alfredo Zayas. Realistic treatment of battles. Lothrop Publishing Company, p. Juan Rivas returns to Cuba from the United States as a reporter for the Whistle newspaper and a soldier for Cuba in the battle for Santiago.
Charles Scribner's Sons, p. Henry Clay Crittenden, of the famous Kentucky family, and his younger brother Basil join the American forces and participate in the charge on San Juan Hill. Love and War in Cuba. The Martinez and Olivera families along with the rest of Cuba undergo hardships at the hands of the Spaniards, but all is set right after the Americans and protestants enter in Holton effectively becomes a spy for the Americans, participates in the charge on San Juan Hill, alerts the fleet that the Spanish ships will leave the bay, and assures the Cubans that the Americans will not take over Cuba after the conflict.
The Bright Shawl New York: Knopf, p. Charles Abbott reminisces about his youthful travel to Havana in the s, when he befriended Andres Escobar and other Cuban youths opposed to Spanish rule.
The bright shawl of the title adorns a beautiful young Spanish dancer, La Clavel, and represents their youthful dreams.
In Paul Enderby stows away aboard the Trelawney, a merchant ship running guns and a few men to the Insurrectos in Cuba. Ashore on the island he sees some of the action between the Cubans and Spanish, but eventually returns safely to Key West.
Ruth Micks, daughter of chief field engineer Lancy Micks, unravels the string of mystery surrounding murder and mayhem on a Cuban sugar plantation. Tropical Fruit New York: WWI veteran Morse Harrison goes to work for the Caribbean Oil Company on Cuba's southern coast vowing to only stay until something better comes along, but rum, romance, and would-be revolution change his plans.
The Son of Perdition New York: A complex story of theft, incest, and murder in the town of Dosfuegos, sea terminal on the Caribbean for the United Sugar Company.
Stellow, administrator for the company, attempts to solve some of the local Cubans' problems with his own brand of justice. Havana Bound New York: Gerald Brodie sails from France to Cuba on the S.Start studying summer reading authors.
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