Learn the reasons behind the 1959 overthrow of the Fulgencio Batista regime by Fidel Castro and his troops and the subsequent successes and failures of Castro's almost 50 year rule of the island nation.
G.S. Prentzas is an editor and a writer who lives in New York. He has written a dozen books for young readers, including a guide to the 1994 Winter Olympics and a biography of football great Jim Brown. He is also the coauthor of A.J. Foyt in Chelsea House's Race Car Legends: Collector's Edition series