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Fatal Glory

Narciso Lopez and the First Clandestine U. S. War Against Cuba

by Tom Chaffin

  • 210 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • History - General History,
  • Lâopez, Narciso,,
  • History: American,
  • Cuba,
  • USA,
  • 19th century,
  • Relations with Americans,
  • United States - General,
  • Military - General,
  • 1797-1851,
  • 1810-1899,
  • Filibusters,
  • Lopez, Narciso,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945815M
    ISBN 100807129194
    ISBN 109780807129197
    OCLC/WorldCa52182601

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“Fatal Glory is that rare book of history with the sweep and pleasure of a novel. This little-known story of one of our Cuban misadventures serves as a dark-hued mirror to the present. Chaffin has written a nuanced and penetrating saga.” —Andrei Codrescu, NPR commentator.

Fatal Glory book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work is a study of Narciso Lopez's efforts to overthrow Spanish rul /5(3).

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I love history books with a "what might have been" element and this is certainly true of Tom Chaffin's Fatal Glory. It is the tale of attempts by Narcisco Lopez and others before the Civil War to rally American support to invade Cuba, kick out the Spanish and perhaps add the Caribbean nation to the list of U.S.

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