Jonathan M. Hansen is a senior lecturer at Harvard University and the author of Guantanamo: An American History and The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920. His writing has been published in The New York Times, Huffington Post, and The Guardian, among other places. His most recent book is Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary.
"A gripping and edifying narrative... Hansen brings imposing
research and notable erudition to this account of Fidel Castro's
* Booklist *
"A nuanced portrait of a complex young man... Hansen fills out personal details and adds new layers of complexity to a life whose narrative has often been shaped and manipulated to serve the purposes of the Cuban Revolution." * ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America *
"An engaging, astute character study. A welcome addition to the literature of Castro and Cuba." * Kirkus Reviews *
"Sure to become the standard on Castro's early life." * Publishers Weekly *