Holy Smoke ePub download
by Guillermo Cabrera Infante
- ISBN: 0060154322
- ISBN13: 978-0060154325
- ePub: 1779 kb | FB2: 1639 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Social Sciences
- Publisher: HarperCollins; 1 edition (January 1, 1986)
- Pages: 329
- Rating: 4.3/5
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by Guillermo Cabrera Infante (Author). 7 people found this helpful.
by Guillermo Cabrera Infante (Author). ISBN-13: 978-0756766498. Why is ISBN important? ISBN. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante (Spanish pronunciation: ; Gibara, 22 April 1929 – 21 February 2005) was a Cuban novelist, essayist, translator, screenwriter, and critic.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante (Spanish pronunciation: ; Gibara, 22 April 1929 – 21 February 2005) was a Cuban novelist, essayist, translator, screenwriter, and critic; in the 1950s he used the pseudonym G. Caín. A one-time supporter of the Castro regime, Cabrera Infante went into exile to London in 1965.
Certainly, nothing I can see, except perhaps she has not read Holy Smoke by Guillermo Cabrera Infante, a 300-page punning wordplay, a sidesplitting, outrageous history and celebration of the cigar. And here’s a puff from the first pages where, on the island that would become known as Cuba, a scout sent out by Columbus to scout out gold reports to the admirable Admiral on what he did discover: De Xeres came back not with nuggets of gold but with some astonishing piece of news: What’s wrong with this picture?
This rich and juicy book by Cabrera Infante (Infante's Inferno, 1984; Mea Cuba, 1994; et. makes the current crop of coffee table books on the subject seem like mere ephemera. The author was born in Cuba, where Columbus first witnessed the ur- cigar being enjoyed by the locals.
This rich and juicy book by Cabrera Infante (Infante's Inferno, 1984; Mea Cuba, 1994; et. The brave admiral (in a fit of early political correctness) didn't partake, but a colleague did, and the stink of the stogey soon spread 'round the world. Cabrera Infante is quick on the draw, tracing the history of the habit in a playful, relaxed narrative
This fascinating book presents a whirling, free-associating history of the cigar, beginning with the discovery of America by Columbus in 1492. Columbus sent Rodrigo de Xeres inland to prospect for gold; he came back with tales of men who think they are chimneys: men who smoke, using a brown tube burning on one end.
by. Cabrera Infante, G. (Guillermo), 1929-2005. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante. BORN: 1929, Gibara, Cuba. Guillermo Cabrera Infante is considered one of Latin America’s most original and influential writers
Guillermo Cabrera Infante. DIED: 2005, London, England. Guillermo Cabrera Infante is considered one of Latin America’s most original and influential writers. ’ Writing for and About Films. Cabrera Infante worked on screenplays for several films during the 1970s and 1980s, one of which-Vanishing Point-is considered a classic by many viewers, including writer- director Quentin Tarantino.
Using fact, fiction, fantasy, and puns, the author recounts the history of the cigar and the mores of cigar smoking and discusses the manufacture of cigars and the history of tobacco.