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- DescriptionHavana: My kind of Town is a hip, streetwise guide to understanding Havana and Cuba. The book is packed with stories that provide a taste of the unique flavor that is Cuba. Readers and travelers alike will sample Cuba's Culture, cuisine, lyfestyles and US- Cuban relations. Havana My Kind of Town will provide t only the nuts and blolts of Cuba travel, but assure you of a memorable trip. From tame to wild, it is all here at your fingertips. A building your library section critiques all major offerings by other authors.
- Author BiographyMr. King is a Cuba expert who has spent at least three months a year in Cuba since 1993. The author, contributor, lecturer and Blogger's literary offerings include: Fidel's Story a screenplay for theater or film. Fidel Castro shares the Cuban perspective of history. (Optioned) Nature's Ancient Religion a 328 page look at the Afro - Cuban religion .It provides a keen insight into the world's seventh largest religion of Orisha worship and IFA. Nature's Ancient Religion is the original green or environmentally friendly religion. Havana: My Kind of Town (2009) is 332 page offering that shares the true flavor of Havana and Cuba in general. Reading like a streetwise travel journal it shares an insider's view of the forbidden island. Armed with Moon Cuba AND Havana My Kind of Town travelers will cover all the bases and get the best bang for their buck. This book is for explorers who want freedom and independence as opposed to a sterile all - inclusive trip. King's forthright and humorous offering can be read as an auto- biography or used effectively as a guidebook. Spencer is a native Chicagoan who now lives in Nogales, Arizona and Havana, Cuba. He is an avid golfer and member of The Havana Golf Club. King is single and available for lectures or appearances. He's currently working on Nature's Ancient Religion's Spanish edition and his trilogy, The Adventures of Asabi and Ropo (Early 2010). Asabi and Ropo are historical novels following the exploits and education of two unique children raised by Orishas. The Afro- Cuban Orishas are immortal, guardians of nature's elements and have exciting powers. Each adventure finds our pair discovering history, Orishas and religion. Book two leads off with Asabi and Ropo at fifteen years old and traveling with the Orisha Shango (thunder, dance) and Oya (wind).The setting is The Black Hawk War in 1831 where chief Black Hawk and a young Abe Lincoln are on opposite sides. The duo learns about Native American religion. Soon they are off to north India with new Orishas to learn about Catholicism from a young nun (Mother Teresa).Next up is Mahatma Gandhi and Hinduism set in an Ashram in the early 1930's. Lastly, to Tibet in 1959 aiding the Dalai Lama escape the invading Chinese.
- Author(s)Charles Spencer King
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication04/02/2009
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectRegional History
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight485 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Illustrator(s)Victorio Evelio Cue Villate
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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