Our Man In Havana

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  • Author : Graham Greene
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0 pages
  • ISBN : 0099286084
  • Rating : 4/5 from 58 reviews
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Our Man In Havana

Our Man In Havana
  • Author : Graham Greene
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release : 22 May 2001
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Discover Graham Greene’s blackly comic and timely espionage thriller, set amid the vice and squalor of pre-revolutionary Havana. ‘British Intelligence being sent up something rotten’ Daily Telegraph Wormold is a vacuum cleaner salesman in a city of power cuts. His adolescent daughter spends his money with a skill that amazes him, so when a mysterious Englishman offers him an extra income he's tempted. In return all he has to do is carry out a little espionage and file a

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana
  • Author : Graham Greene
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 07 August 2015
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'Listen. You're a patriotic Englishman. Highly respected. Been here for years. A wide circle of influential friends. It is important that we have our man in Havana, Mr Wormwold.' Jim Wormwold, an under-employed vacuum cleaner salesman living in 1950s Cuba, is struggling to pay for his teenage daughter's increasingly extravagant lifestyle. So when the British Secret Service asks him to become their 'man in Havana' he can't afford to say no. There's just one problem... he doesn't know anything!

Our Man Down in Havana

Our Man Down in Havana
  • Author : Christopher Hull
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 05 March 2019
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When U.S. immigration authorities deported Graham Greene from Puerto Rico in 1954, the British author made an unplanned visit to Havana and the former MI6 officer had stumbled upon the ideal setting for a comic espionage story. Three years later, he returned in the midst of Castro’s guerrilla insurgency against a U.S.-backed dictator to begin writing his iconic novel Our Man in Havana. Twelve weeks after its publication, in January 1959, the Cuban Revolution triumphed, soon transforming a

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana
  • Author : Graham Greene
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 February 1962
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Follows the plight of Wormold, a vacuum cleaner salesman, who becomes a slave to the expensive whims of his thirteen-year-old daughter, Milly, and takes on a job as Secret Agent 5920015 to pay for them

Third Man in Havana

Third Man in Havana
  • Author : Tom Rodwell
  • Publisher : Icon Books Ltd
  • Release : 17 May 2012
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When Tom Rodwell embarked on a cricketing tour of India, he had only ever thought of the game as great fun. But the simple joy of the local street kids when his team donated their kit to them made him realise that it could be more than that. By turns touching and amusing, and imbued with a deep love of the game, Third Man in Havana is the story of the charity cricket programmes ‘Major’ Tom Rodwell has helped run

Hitler s Man in Havana

Hitler s Man in Havana
  • Author : Thomas Schoonover
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release : 12 September 2008
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When Heinz Lüning posed as a Jewish refugee to spy for Hitler’s Abwehr espionage agency, he thought he had discovered the perfect solution to his most pressing problem: how to avoid being drafted into Hitler’s army. Lüning was unsympathetic to Fascist ideology, but the Nazis’ tight control over exit visas gave him no chance to escape Germany. He could enter Hitler’s army either as a soldier . . . or a spy. In 1941, he entered the Abwehr academy

Hollywood in Havana

Hollywood in Havana
  • Author : Megan Feeney
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 11 January 2019
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From the turn of the twentieth century through the late 1950s, Havana was a locus for American movie stars, with glamorous visitors including Errol Flynn, John Wayne, and Marlon Brando. In fact, Hollywood was seemingly everywhere in pre-Castro Havana, with movie theaters three to a block in places, widely circulated silver screen fanzines, and terms like “cowboy” and “gangster” entering Cuban vernacular speech. Hollywood in Havana uses this historical backdrop as the catalyst for a startling question: Did exposure to

Our Woman in Havana

Our Woman in Havana
  • Author : Sarah Rainsford
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 September 2018
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Graham Greene saw the Castros rise; Sarah Rainsford watched them leave. From the street where Wormold, the hapless hero of Greene’s Our Man in Havana, plied his trade, BBC foreign correspondent Rainsford reports on Fidel’s reshaping of a nation, and what the future holds for ordinary Cubans now that he and his brother Raul are no longer in power. Through tales of literary ghosts and forgotten reporters, believers in the revolution and dissidents, entrepreneurs optimistic about the new

Our Man Down in Havana

Our Man Down in Havana
  • Author : Christopher Hull
  • Publisher : Pegasus Books
  • Release : 05 March 2019
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Exploring the backstory that led to the writing of Graham Greene's beloved satirical spy novel, Our Man Down in Havana evokes this pivotal time and place in the author's life. When U.S. immigration authorities deported Graham Greene from Puerto Rico in 1954, the British author made an unplanned visit to Havana and the former MI6 officer had stumbled upon the ideal setting for a comic espionage story. Three years later, he returned in the midst of Castro’s guerrilla insurgency

Nuestro Hombre En La Habana Our Man in Havana

Nuestro Hombre En La Habana   Our Man in Havana
  • Author : Graham Greene
  • Publisher : Debolsillo
  • Release : 01 October 2004
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James Wormold, a vacuum cleaner salesman in a city of power cuts, is short on money and has a teenage daughter with expensive tastes. When he's approached by the MI-6 to become an agent, he reluctantly takes the lucrative job and soon begins fabricating wild reports, inventing bogus recruits, and dreaming up secret military constructions out of vacuum cleaner designs. But his deceptions soon start becoming disturbingly real.

Graham Greene

Graham Greene
  • Author : Robert H. Miller
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release : 11 July 2014
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English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and journalist, Graham Greene was one of the most widely read novelist of the 20th-century, a superb storyteller. Adventure and suspense are constant elements in his novels and many of his books have been made into successful films. Although Greene was nominated several times as a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature, he never received the award. Graham Greene is a descriptive catalog of first editions of works by Greene, which are currently held

A Z Great Modern Writers

A Z Great Modern Writers
  • Author : Caroline Taggart
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 09 March 2017
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A-Z Great Modern Writers is an essential reference guide to the world's most important contemporary writers, boldly illustrated by Andy Tuohy. Artist and graphic designer Andy Tuohy turns his hand to the world of modern literature in this new instalment of the A-Z series. Rendered in his distinctive style, this new book features portraits of 52 key modern writers significant for their contribution to literature, with a whole host of names from across the world including: -Simone de Beauvoir -F. Scott

Brandy Our Man in Acapulco

Brandy  Our Man in Acapulco
  • Author : Rodney P. Carlisle,Dominic J. Monetta
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Release : 02 February 1999
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A glowing biography of a Hungarian who came to the US at the age of 16 and worked his way from immigrant factory jobs to wealth and fame as an international hotelier, corporate executive, and US Army intelligence officer with friends in all the right places. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR