In this humorous travelogue round Cuba, the hapless author suffers from both
urban myths and his Missus (aka the Drinks Police). The first he debunks as they
occur; the crises his Missus causes, or would have caused but for his timely
intervention, are a more serious matter. Acutely aware that Cuba is certain to
change in the near future and probably radically, award-winning author David M.
Addison was anxious to experience the country as it is now, under communism and
Castro. Apart from describing what daily life is like for ordinary Cubans, he
also delves into Cuba's past - from the original inhabitants and post-Columbian