Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba (Comstock Books)
The richness and diversity of Cuban birdlife features 354 recorded species that represent 20 orders and 60 families. The 21 living endemic species include the charming Cuban Tody, the striking and elegant Cuban Trogon (the national bird), the colorful Cuban Green Woodpecker, and the smallest of all birds, the Bee Hummingbird.This compact and portable field reference will help Cubans, visitors from abroad, and bird enthusiasts identify and enjoy the island's avifauna. The 51 color plates and 662 images accurately illustrate male, female, and juvenile plumages (in some cases for the first time). Many migratory species are depicted in both winter and breeding colors, providing a glimpse of many common North American birds as they appear when away from northern surroundings. In the comprehensive Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba Orlando H. Garrido and Arturo Kirkconnell share their vast wealth of knowledge about birdsand habitatsthat are too little known.Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba contains:* Species accounts including habitat descriptions, similar species, range, status, nesting and feeding habits, and vocalizations.* Checklists of endemic species and subspecies.* Background on the geography, climate, geology, paleontology, and natural history of Cuba.*144 maps that show regional boundaries and vegetative habitats as well as the local distribution of each species.
Columbia Women's PFG Bahama II Long Sleeve Shirt, Breathable, UV Protection
Handy pockets and helpful performance features combine with simple styling and clean lines to deliver a hard-working fishing shirt fit for the discerning sportswoman.
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AndyTours Custom Sofa Bed Throw Blanket,Beach,Walkway Heads to Sandy Beach Resort in Cuba Summer Day Hot Burnt Ocean,Chocolate Navy Turquoise,300GSM,Super Soft and Warm,Durable Blanket 70"x90"
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Murdered in Argentina: A Jack Trout Cozy Mystery
What could go wrong at a world class fishing lodge in the charming town of San Martin de Los Andes, Argentina, home of gauchos, leather, and chocolate?
When Ray Martin, the wealthy owner of Moving Graphics, is murdered on a corporate fly fishing trip arranged by Jack Trout, Jack's wife, Carola, knows that if she doesn't solve the murder it could be the end of Jack's successful fishing business.
She and Ray's wife, Lisa, along with some help from Cayo the cat, begin their search for the murderer.
Was it Mitch Graham, who made no pretense of the fact he was ready to take over the presidency of the company?
Janelle Byers, the CFO who had been accused of embezzlement at her last job?
Brad Dixon, who coveted Ray's antique Winston Fly rod, Hardy reel, and the early 20th century hand-tied flies?
Pablo Varela, a local fishing guide whose wife desperately needed medical care they couldn't afford?
Or even Ray's wife, Lisa?
If you like armchair travel and fishing, don't miss this action and adventure book for a two-time USA Today Bestselling Author. Download it now by scrolling up this page and clicking on the Buy or Read For Free button.
The Cuban Affair: A Novel
Nelson DeMilles #1 New York Times bestseller, an action-packed, relentlessly paced thriller (Publishers Weekly, starred review), featuring DeMilles newest characterU.S. Army combat veteran Daniel Mac MacCormick, a charter boat captain setting sail on his most dangerous cruise yet.
Daniel Graham MacCormickMac for shortseems to have a pretty good life. At age thirty-five hes living in Key West, owner of a forty-two-foot charter fishing boat, The Maine. Mac served five years in the Army as an infantry officer with two tours in Afghanistan. He returned with the Silver Star, two Purple Hearts, scars that dont tan, and a boat with a big bank loan. Truth be told, Macs finances are more than a little shaky.
One day, Mac is sitting in the famous Green Parrot Bar in Key West, contemplating his life, and waiting for Carlos, a hotshot Miami lawyer heavily involved with anti-Castro groups. Carlos wants to hire Mac for a ten-day fishing tournament to Cuba at the standard rate, but Mac suspects there is more to this and turns it down. The price then goes up to two million dollars, and Mac agrees to hear the deal, and meet Carlos clientsa beautiful Cuban-American woman named Sara Ortega, and a mysterious older Cuban exile, Eduardo Valazquez.
Mac learns that there is sixty million American dollars hidden in Cuba by Saras grandfather when he fled Castros revolution. With the Cuban Thaw underway between Havana and Washington, Carlos, Eduardo, and Sara know its only a matter of time before someone finds the stashby accident or on purpose. And Mac knows if he accepts this job, hell walk away richor not at all.
The Cuban Affair is a timely stay-up-all-night, nail-biting page-turner featuring Nelson DeMilles iconic tongue-in-cheek, articulate, rhythmic narrative. His affably irreverent protagonist, fantastic believable supporting characters, and tense, realistic Cuba-set scenes including some jaw-dropping revelations make this a must read (Library Journal, starred review).
Genuinely gripping (Newsday), told with incredible wit (Tampa Bay Times), The Cuban Affair feels authentic and real, and it provides knuckle-white tension mixed in with levity (Associated Press).
Antiqued Oval St Christopher Medal Necklace in Solid Sterling Silver Protect Us Medal 21 x 14 MM With Dainty 18 Inch Chain (Dainty)
Saint Christopher is known as the patron saint of traveler's because he once acted as a human ferry helping people cross a section of raging water. St Christopher once carried a baby boy now thought to be Jesus. St Christopher could not believe such a small boy could weigh so much. It was as if he had the weight of the world on his shoulders. This beautiful St Christopher Necklace depicts St. Christopher carrying baby Jesus on his shoulders across the raging water. The words "Saint Christopher Protect Us" encompasses the front. The medal has raised sections and has a mixture of polished and satin finishes. You will also receive a treated polishing cloth and a burgundy jewelry pouch for safe keeping. You will always feel safe while wearing your St Christopher medal by All Patron Saints. Buy now with no risk. We have a no questions asked 30 day return policy. Wear the St Christopher medal for up to 30 days to make sure it is the right medal. If not. Simply return it for a full refund of the item price. We are always here to help with any questions or anything we can assist with.
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One Direction: This is Us
ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US is a captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis's really like to be One Direction. Directed by Morgan Spurlock (SUPER SIZE ME) and produced by Simon Cowell, Adam Milano, Spurlock and Ben Winston.
Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq
A fast-paced narrative history of the coups, revolutions, and invasions by which the United States has toppled fourteen foreign governments -- not always to its own benefit
"Regime change" did not begin with the administration of George W. Bush, but has been an integral part of U.S. foreign policy for more than one hundred years. Starting with the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 and continuing through the Spanish-American War and the Cold War and into our own time, the United States has not hesitated to overthrow governments that stood in the way of its political and economic goals. The invasion of Iraq in 2003 is the latest, though perhaps not the last, example of the dangers inherent in these operations.
In Overthrow, Stephen Kinzer tells the stories of the audacious politicians, spies, military commanders, and business executives who took it upon themselves to depose monarchs, presidents, and prime ministers. He also shows that the U.S. government has often pursued these operations without understanding the countries involved; as a result, many of them have had disastrous long-term consequences.
In a compelling and provocative history that takes readers to fourteen countries, including Cuba, Iran, South Vietnam, Chile, and Iraq, Kinzer surveys modern American history from a new and often surprising perspective.
"Detailed, passionate and convincing . . . with the pace and grip of a good thriller." -- Anatol Lieven, The New York Times Book Review
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Hemingway's Cuba: Finding the Places and People That Influenced the Writer
Ernest Hemingway spent about one-third of his life in Cuba and grew to love the country and its people. This travel narrative follows a journey across the island in search of Hemingway's Cuba and how it influenced some of his writings. The author seeks out Hemingway's haunts in Old Havana and his home in Finca Vigia and explores the north coast fishing village of Cojimar, his setting for The Old Man and the Sea. Along the way there are glimpses of Cuban geography and history, as well as the lives of modern Cubans.
Fodor's Florence & Tuscany: with Assisi and the Best of Umbria (Full-color Travel Guide)
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years.
Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Florence and Tuscany, including renowned Renaissance art, stunning churches, superb wineries, and charming hill towns. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth.
This travel guide includes:
Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information
Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
A great itinerary to explore the top attractions and whats off the beaten path
In-depth breakout features on The Duomo, Santa Croce, and Piazza del Campo
Major sights such as the Galleria degli Uffizi, the Leaning Tower and San Gimignano
Side Trips from Florence
Coverage of Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Northwest Tuscany, Chianti, Siena and Central Tuscany, Arezzo, Cortona and Eastern Tuscany, Southern Tuscany, Umbria and the Marches
Planning to visit more of Italy? Check out Fodor's country-wide travel guide to Italy.
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