Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba...and Then Lost It to the Revolution
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An award-winning journalist, screenwriter, and historian offers the complete story of how the mob infiltrated Havana in the 1950s, made a fortune, and then lost it all to Fidel Castro.
About the Author
T. J. English is a journalist, a screenwriter, and the author of Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster and The Westies: Inside New York's Irish Mob. He has written for the Irish America Magazine, Esquire, Playboy, and New York. He lives in New York City and San Francisco, California, where he teaches a course on organized crime at the New College of California. Mel Foster is a former ad agency executive who used to record test tracks for commercials. An audiobook narrator since 2002, he won an Audie Award for Finding God in Unexpected Places by Philip Yancey and an AudioFile Earphones Award for the novel Match Made in Heaven by Bob Mitchell. Mel is the author of several novels, including Shaking Hands with Lefkowitz, and he hopes that one day listeners will get the opportunity to hear him reading something that he's written himself.
Praise for Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba...and Then Lost It to the Revolution…
"English's engaging narrative reads with the gripping quality of fiction.... Highly recommended." ---Library Journal