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Miami

JOAN DIDION

ISBN 10: 0671646648 / ISBN 13: 9780671646646
Published by Simon & Schuster October 1987, 1987
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. One of today's most insightful writers on American society, the realities of life and what lies beneath them, creates a portrait of Miami, from its Sou. Bookseller Inventory # 20080717101874

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Title: Miami

Publisher: Simon & Schuster October 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Looks at the relationship between Miami natives and the Cuban refugees trying to establish new lives

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It is where Fidel Castro raised money to overthrow Batista and where two generations of Castro's enemies have raised armies to overthrow him, so far without success. It is where the bitter opera of Cuban exile intersects with the cynicism of U.S. foreign policy. It is a city whose skyrocketing murder rate is fueled by the cocaine trade, racial discontent, and an undeclared war on the island ninety miles to the south.

As Didion follows Miami's drift into a Third World capital, she also locates its position in the secret history of the Cold War, from the Bay of Pigs to the Reagan doctrine and from the Kennedy assassination to the Watergate break-in. Miami is not just a portrait of a city, but a masterly study of immigration and exile, passion, hypocrisy, and political violence.
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