Fidel: My Early Years
An exclusive collection of Fidel Castro's own remarkably frank writings about his formative years. This new, expanded edition, featuring a brilliant introductory essay by Gabriel García Márquez, includes previously unpublished personal reflections by the Cuban president.
“We have no doubt that he will make a brilliant name for himself. Fidel has what it takes and will make something of himself.”—From Fidel Castro's final school report, 1945.
“Fidel Castro's autobiography in the form of personal sketches offering a glimpse of him as a young boy and as a young rebel . . . Fascinating reading.”—Midwest Book Review
Also available in Spanish as Fidel en la memorio del joven que es (ISBN 1-876175-16-8)
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