Cuban Journal: A Poet in the Venceremos Brigade 1970

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Three decades ago, poet Joel Sloman recorded his unusual experience as a young brigadista in the cane fields of Cuba. In 1970, members of the Venceremos Brigade, young radicals from various backgrounds, traveled to Cuba to participate in the massive effort to harvest ten million tons of sugar cane. In addition, they visited schools, factories, homes, and got a firsthand look at the revolution. Now published for the first time, "Cuban Journal" is a diary in verse form, an account of daily life with the Venceremos Brigade. ...

Cuban Journal: A Poet in the Venceremos Brigade 1970 2000, Zoland Books, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9781581950151

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