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December 18, 2017

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All Ages : Cuban Baseball Books and Movies

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Cuban Baseball Books and Movies

 

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Remarkable images of the Cuban love affair with baseball are at the heart of photographer Ira Block's exhibition, Baseball: Culture in Cuba, on display at the Central Library on levels 8 and 5 through December 31st, 2017. Check out this list of books and movies about Cuban baseball, culture and history in conjunction with the exhibit.

 

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The Bases Are Loaded

The Bases Are Loaded

Fifty years later, Monte Irvin, an American Hall of Famer and a pioneer in breaking the “color line,” returns to Cuba and reunites with an old teammate, revealing the connections between Cuban and American baseball.


Format: DVD
Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League

Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League
Brioso, César

Havana was the epicenter of baseball in the winter of 1947; not only was the greatest championship series in Cuban baseball history being played, but the Brooklyn Dodgers, with rookie Jackie Robinson, were holding spring training there on integrated turf in anticipation of breaking the Major League's racist “color line."


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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The Splendor of Cuba: 450 Years of Architecture and Interiors

The Splendor of Cuba: 450 Years of Architecture and Interiors
Connors, Michael W.

The opulent world of the Spanish aristocracy of colonial Cuba survives in palacios, mansions, and private homes, documented in this photographic tour of the island’s old world grandeur.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Cuba's Car Culture: Celebrating the Island's Automotive Love Affair

Cuba's Car Culture: Celebrating the Island's Automotive Love Affair
Cotter, Tom

Cut off from the rest of the world, Cuba’s cars are famously stuck in time around 1959, and have evolved in unique ways, as seen in this collection of historical and contemporary photos from the island’s automotive scene.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Walker Evans, Cuba

Walker Evans, Cuba
Evans, Walker

Famed Depression-era photographer Walker Evans journeyed to Cuba in 1933, capturing the people and streets of Havana and smaller towns with his camera and generating illuminating portraits of individuals, society and culture.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Dreaming in Cuban: A Novel

Dreaming in Cuban: A Novel
García, Cristina

In this award-winning novel set in 1970s & '80s Havana and Brooklyn, generations of a Cuban family are divided by conflicting loyalties over the Cuban revolution.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball

The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball
González Echevarría, Roberto

Yale professor González Echevarría explores Cuban baseball and society from the first amateur leagues in the 1860s to modern times, examining the paradox of Cuba’s love of America’s pastime while maintaining pride in national independence.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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Cuba: The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces

Cuba: The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces
Hausherr, Pierre

Lush images from the bustling city streets of Havana to the green countryside to coastline fishing communities are featured in large color photographs of Cuba that show the people, architecture and natural beauty of the nation.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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The Havana World Series

The Havana World Series
Latour, José

In this atmospheric Cuban noir novel, casino gambling in the corrupt world of Havana during the 1958 World Series leads to battles among top mobsters in the city's neighborhoods.


Format: eBook
Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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A Taste of Cuba

A Taste of Cuba
Llamas, Beatriz

Take a food-lover’s tour of Cuba and discover the fascinating mixtures of cultures and ingredients among recipes for appetizers, soups, main dishes, side dishes and desserts.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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