Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile

Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile

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A car-centered history of life on Cuba over the past century explores how vintage U.S.-made cars long extinct in the U.S. and held together with mechanical ingenuity and willpower provide a common representation of Cuba.... truck a€” with its drive shaft rigged to turn a propeller-- were intercepted forty miles from the Florida coast in July 2003. ... from door handles to carburetors, down to Cuba by the containerful, along with repair manuals, paint specifi- cations, anbsp;...

Title:Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile
Author:Richard Schweid
Publisher:Univ of North Carolina Press - 2004


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