The Domino Diaries

The Domino Diaries

My Decade Boxing With Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway's Ghost in the Last Days of Castro's Cuba

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"Whether he's hustling his way into Mike Tyson's mansion for an interview, betting his life savings on a boxing match, becoming romantically entangled with one of Fidel Castro's granddaughters, or simply manufacturing press credentials to go where he wants, Brin-Jonathan Butler has always been the 'act first, ask permission later' kind of journalist. This book is the culmination of Butler's decade spent in the trenches of Havana, trying to understand a culture perplexing to Westerners: one whose elite athletes regularly forgo multimillion-dollar opportunities to stay in Cuba and box for their country, while living in penury"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2015.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781250043702
Branch Call Number: 796.83 BUT
Characteristics: 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.


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