Red Heat

Conspiracy, Murder and the Cold War in the Caribbean

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Author: Alex von Tunzelmann

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471114775

Category: History

Page: 528

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America's secret war in the Caribbean during the Cold War is revealed as never before in this riveting story of the machinations and blunders of superpowers, and the daring of the mavericks who took them on. During the presidencies of Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson, the Caribbean was in crisis, while the United States and the USSR acted out the world's rising tensions in its island nations. Meanwhile the leaders of these nations - the charismatic Fidel Castro, and his mysterious brother Raúl; the ideologue Che Guevara; the capricious psychopath Rafael Trujillo; and François 'Papa Doc' Duvalier, a buttoned-down doctor with interests in Vodou, embezzlement and torture - had ambitions of their own. Alex von Tunzelmann's brilliant narrative follows these five rivals and accomplices from the beginning of the Cold War to its end. The superpowers thought they could use these Caribbean leaders as puppets, but what neither bargained on was that their puppets would come to life. The United States, in its all-consuming fight against communism, stumbled into one disaster after another. First, with the Bay of Pigs, and then with the Cuban Missile Crisis, it helped bring the world as close to catastrophic nuclear war as it has ever been. Red Heatis an authoritative and eye-opening account of a wildly dramatic and dangerous era of international politics that has unmistakable resonance today.

Red Heat

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Author: Nina Bruhns

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101528974

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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CIA analyst Julie Severin poses as a reporter aboard a Russian submarine-only to be unexpectedly reunited with Captain Nikolai Romanov, with whom she had a sizzling encounter just the night before.

The Witness Of The Red Heat

A Record And Confession About Global Warming

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Author: Gregg Levine

Publisher: 288 Vroom LLC

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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This is the touching and tragic final journey and mission of the last man alive in the aftermath of a global warming catastrophe. From the author of the gripping and groundbreaking mystery Sympathy For The Devil, The Witness Of The Red Heat will stick with you and make you appreciate the world we live in and the people around you. 10% of proceeds will be donated to Greenpeace.org by the author to help stop global warming.

Red Heat

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Author: Lynne Connolly

Publisher: Ellora's Cave

ISBN: 9781419963568

Category: Erotic stories

Page: 242

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Of all the hotels in New York, she had to walk into his. After Chase's beloved Jillian dies in a car wreck, he uses her name as a code for the STORM agents who use his luxury hotel. When a woman registers as Jillian Miller, he assumes it is business as usual. But it's not. The woman he believed dead has come back. Jillian's mission for the IRDC, enemy to all Talents, shouldn't include wild days and steamy nights but Chase's hot, powerful body drives her crazy. Torn between her mission and her craving for Chase, Jillian doesn't know which side she's on anymore. To save both their lives, Chase must restore the gaps in Jillian's memory. He uses their shared past, including her passion for public sex, to bring her back to him. If she doesn't remember soon, she'll die. And he won't let her die alone.

BTEC National Beauty Therapy Sciences

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Author: Jeanine Connor,Sheila Godfrey,Gill Milsom

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435462437

Category: Beauty culture

Page: 332

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This full-colour student book contains everything students need to succeed at Award and Certificate level in an accessible and engaging format. BTEC National Beauty Therapy Sciences is the approved Technical Certificate for Advanced Modern Apprentices.

Blacksmithing Basics for the Homestead

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Author: Joe DeLaRonde

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 1423609115

Category: House & Home

Page: 136

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Traditional blacksmithing returns to its roots with Blacksmithing Bacisc for the Homesteader. Here author and master blacksmith Joe DeLaRonde demonstrates the basic skills and techniques needed to make the tools and accoutrements required for life on the homestead or ranch. Detailed and easy-to-understand instructions, illustrations, and photographs will help the beginning blacksmith set up the forge, get the fire hot enough for welding, and craft the tools needed for blacksmithing. Learn how to forge everything from weapons and tools-knives, axes, screwdrivers, hammers, and chains-to home-helpers like forks, coat hooks, towel bars, and candle holders, and more!