Cuba Straits (Doc Ford, Book 22) by Randy Wayne White

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By Randy Wayne White

Document Ford’s previous pal, basic Juan Garcia, has long past into the profitable enterprise of smuggling Cuban baseball avid gamers into the U.S. he's additionally feasting on gains made by means of deciding to buy historic treasures for pennies at the buck. He prefers what purchasers name HPC items—high-profile collectibles—but whilst he manages to procure a suite of letters written through Fidel Castro among 1960–62 to a mystery female friend, it’s now not a question of cash anymore. Garcia has stumbled means out of his depth.

First Garcia disappears, after which the fellow to whom he bought the letters. while document Ford starts off to enquire, he quickly turns into confident that these letters comprise a mystery that somebody, or a few robust organization, can't let to be made public.

A lot occurred among Cuba and the USA from 1960–62. Many males died. a number of extra will not often be spotted.

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French Jesus Christ is exceeding severe, and just as well as merciful. T. Collier, 1648 Before proceeding to the resentment of unfairness that I think fueled the Renaissance passion for revenge plays, let me address some misconceptions about the cultural role of revenge in this era. Did revenge make Elizabethans miserable? Jonathan Gil Harris writes of the “physiological damage it was believed to cause the avenger”; it was “a major cause of melancholy” (101). To physiologists, Graham Holderness says, revenge was “psychologically and physically damaging,” an “obsessive passion, which produced symptomatic ill-health and nervous disorders” (51).

129). 61–62). 124–5). Marcus offers a mass Andronici suicide if Romans condemn the revenge; instead, Romans choose Lucius as emperor. Vindice finds vengeance worth dying for:€ “Are we not revenged? Is there one enemy left alive? … We Surveying modern crime victims’ careful references to “justice” rather than revenge, Susan Jacoby explores “the cultural convention that makes it unacceptable to acknowledge any form of vengeance as a motivation” (2), despite “the popularity of revenge as a theme in modern mass entertainment” (7).

Wilson 75). The anonymous Godly Treatise Concerning the Lawful Use of Riches stipulates: Let the seller name the goodness of his ware truly … without dissimulation; and let the buyer give his due price, that a proportion may be observed between the price and the ware … Every price agreed upon between the buyer and seller, is not a due or lawful price, but that which is either appointed by indifferent and wise men in authority, or paid according to the common estimation. (Sig. f7v) 18 Elsewhere, Malynes compares barter, money, and exchange to Plato’s tripartite soul.

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