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The Sugar King of Havana

The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last Tycoon

by John Paul Rathbone

Hardcover, 304 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 |

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The Sugar King of Havana
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The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last Tycoon
Author
John Paul Rathbone

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Documents the career of an influential Cuban sugar magnate whose life mirrored the turbulent course of post-independence Cuba's republic, providing coverage of such topics as his celebrity affairs, brushes with death and strained relationship with Che Guevara.

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