When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton audiobook

When We Left Cuba

By Chanel Cleeton
Read by Kyla Garcia

Unabridged

Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781982550370

  • ISBN: 9781982550363

  • ISBN: 9781982550387

  • ISBN: 9781982679040

Runtime: 11.13 Hours
Category: Fiction/Historical
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller in Print Paperbacks

A BuzzFeed Books Pick of This Year's Must-Read Books

In 1960’s Florida, a young Cuban exile will risk her life—and heart—to take back her country in this exhilarating historical novel from the author of Next Year in Havana.

Beautiful. Daring. Deadly.

The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez—her family, her people, her country. Recruited by the CIA to infiltrate Fidel Castro’s inner circle and pulled into the dangerous world of espionage, Beatriz is consumed by her quest for revenge and her desire to reclaim the life she lost.

As the Cold War swells like a hurricane over the shores of the Florida Strait, Beatriz is caught between the clash of Cuban American politics and the perils of a forbidden affair with a powerful man driven by ambitions of his own. When the ever-changing tides of history threaten everything she has fought for, she must make a choice between her past and future—but the wrong move could cost Beatriz everything—not just the island she loves, but also the man who has stolen her heart.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A gorgeously atmospheric homage to a country and a past that vibrates with emotion on every page….A formidable heroine truly makes it unputdownable.” Karen White, New York Times bestselling author
“You won’t be able to put this one down.” Cosmopolitan
“A hard-earned love story and a visceral account of history. Cleeton’s writing pulsates with passion and intimacy, even as she gives us a panoramic vision of life during that tumultuous era.” Washington Post
“A thrilling story about love, loss, and what we will do to go home again.” PopSugar
“A beautiful and utterly transporting novel.” Publisher’s Weekly
“Bold, unconventional Beatriz makes a heroine for the ages…A thrilling, thought-provoking read!” Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author
“While the Perez family struggles to maintain its social standing in Miami, Beatriz seeks intrigue and falls into an illicit and impossible love affair with charming Nick, a Kennedy-like figure already engaged in a match that will be politically favorable…Cleeton offers plenty of melodrama to ponder, and fans of the first novel will be thrilled.” Booklist
“Oozing with atmosphere and intrigue, When We Left Cuba is an evocative, powerful, and beautifully written historical novel which had me completely captivated from the first page to the last.” Hazel Gaynor, New York Times bestselling author
“Beatriz Perez’s brand of vintage-Havana glamour dazzles with equal parts intrigue, rebellion, and romance to make for an unforgettable story.” Elise Hooper, author of The Other Alcott
When We Left Cuba is a breathtaking book, and it captures what I love best about historical fiction.” Camille Di Maio, author of The Way of Beauty

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Author

Author Bio: Chanel Cleeton

Author Bio: Chanel Cleeton

Chanel Cleeton, originally from Florida, grew up on stories of her family’s exodus from Cuba following the events of the Cuban Revolution. Her passion for politics and history continued during her years spent studying in England where she earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Richmond, the American International University in London, and a master’s degree in global politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Chanel also received her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She loves to travel and has lived in the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD, Playaway
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 11.13
Audience: Adult
Language: English