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    To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway

To Have and Have No is the dramatic story of Harry Morgan, an honest man who is forced into running contraband between Cuba and Key West as a means of keeping his crumbling family financially afloat. His adventures lead him into the world of the wealthy and dissipated yachtsmen who throng the region, and involve him in a strange and unlikely love affair.

Year: 1937
Genre: Drug Running

    The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal -- a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.

Year: 1952
Genre: Sea Stories

    A Deadly Shade of Gold by John D. MacDonald

Deception. Betrayal. Heartbreak. When Sam left his girlfriend, Nora, and vanished from Fort Lauderdale, no one was surprised. But when he shows up three years later lying in a pool of his own blood, people start to ask questions. And his old friend Travis McGee is left to find answers.

Year: 1965
Genre: Private EyeStolen Goods

    Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway

This major novel, published posthumously, traces the life of a complex and enormously interesting man, Thomas Hudson, from his days as a painter on Bimini in the mid 1930s, to his antisubmarine adventures off Cuba during World War II.

Year: 1970
Genre: Literature

    Cuba Libre by Elmore Leonard

War in Cuba isn't Ben Tyler's concern. Still, sailing mares and guns into Havana harbor in 1898 - right past the submerged wreckage of the U.S. battleship Maine - may not be the smartest thing the recently prison-sprung horse wrangler ever did. Neither is shooting one of the local Guardia, though the pompous peacock deserved it.

Year: 1998
Genre: Action

    World Gone by by Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane delivers a psychologically, morally complex novel of blood, crime, passion, and vengeance, set in Cuba and Ybor City, Florida, during World War II, in which Joe Coughlin must confront the cost of his criminal past and present.

Year: 2015
Genre: Organized Crime

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1937To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway Drug Running, Cuba, Key West
1952The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Sea Stories, Cuba
1965A Deadly Shade of Gold by John D. MacDonald Private Eye, Stolen Goods, Travis McGee, Cuba, Los Angeles , Mexico
1970Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway Literature, Cuba
1998Cuba Libre by Elmore Leonard Action, Cuba
2015World Gone by by Dennis Lehane Organized Crime, Coughlin, Cuba, Florida

 

 

 


 

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