The Sugar King of Havana
The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last TycoonBook - 2010
In this dual history of a man and a nation, Financial Times journalist John Paul Rathbone uses the stranger-than-fiction story of Julio Lobo, a Cuban sugar magnate who controlled the world sugar market throughout much of the first half of the 20th century, to reveal the luxuries enjoyed by the elite class in pre-revolutionary Cuba.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2010
Branch Call Number: 338.7633 LOBO RATHB
Characteristics: 304 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm