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Heroes of the Revolution: American Cars and Cuban Beats
     

Heroes of the Revolution: American Cars and Cuban Beats

by Robert Polidori
 

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Survivors from pre-revolutionary times, American limousines line the streets of Cuba, adding to the Caribbean island's undeniable charm. Havana is the best place of all to admire these classic automobiles. Star photographer Robert Polidori presents a brilliant photographic exhibition of these fascinating relics, some lovingly maintained, some in decay, which do so

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Survivors from pre-revolutionary times, American limousines line the streets of Cuba, adding to the Caribbean island's undeniable charm. Havana is the best place of all to admire these classic automobiles. Star photographer Robert Polidori presents a brilliant photographic exhibition of these fascinating relics, some lovingly maintained, some in decay, which do so much to define the street scene of the Cuban capital. Music CD's: Accompanies by original Cuban music - including the stars from Buena Vista Social Club Company Segundo, and Omara Portuodo; The Book summons up mellow memories of glamorous days in old Havana.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783937406534
Publisher:
edel CLASSICS GmbH
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Polidori was born in Montréal in 1951 and lives in New York City. His work has been shown in Paris, Brasília, New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, Geo and Architectural Digest (Germany). Polidori has received numerous awards.

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