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Cabrera Infante, G. (Guillermo) 1929-2005

Works: 279 works in 1,463 publications in 10 languages and 22,458 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Melodrama  Humor  Action and adventure films  Car-chase films  Police films  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Scenarist, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ7389.C233, 863
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Most widely held works by G Cabrera Infante
Three trapped tigers by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

199 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Centering around the recollections of a man separated both from his country and his youth, Cabrera Infante creates a vision of life and the many colorful characters found in steamy Havana's pre-Castro cabaret society
Infante's Inferno by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

120 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden behind a cloak of exotic mystery, Cuba is virtually unknown to American citizens, G. Cabrera Infante--in Infante's Inferno and several of his other novels--allows readers to peek behind the curtain surrounding this island and see the vibrant life that existed there before Fidel Castro's regime. Detailing the sexual education and adventures of the author, Infante's Inferno is a lush, erotic, funny book that provides readers with insight into what it was like to grow up in pre-revolutionary Havana. Viewing every girl as a potential lover, and the movies as a place both for entertainment and potential sexual escapades, Cabera Infante captures the adolescent male mindset with a great deal of fun and self-consciousness. With his hallmark of puns and wordplay--excellently translated by Suzanne Jill Levine--Cabrera Infante has a hilariously updated of the Don Juan myth in a tropical setting
Vista del amanecer en el trópico by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

62 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evocative work about the author's native Cuba
Mea Cuba by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mea Cuba is the passionate but often hilarious political autobiography of one of the greatest Cuban writers of the century. Sharply opinionated and brutally honest, it explores the nature of the Cuban revolution and the lives of those it has involved or affected, from political leaders such as Fulgencio Batista, Che Guevara, and Fidel Castro to writers like Alejo Carpentier, Reinaldo Arenas, and Heberto Padilla. Mea Cuba overflows with Cabrera Infante's brilliant wit and ingenious wordplay. But it is also a deeply moving analysis of the tragedies - and political farces - of our time. Profound, incisive, enlightening, and entertaining, Mea Cuba is at once a revealing memoir and a fascinating exploration of life, politics, and literature in Cuba today
The lost city by Andy Garcia( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionary forces of Fidel Castro and Ernesto 'Che' Guevara prepare to move in on the city of Havana. The owner of a nightclub struggles to hold together his family and the love of a woman. The culture vanishes and the people are transformed
Así en la paz como en la guerra; cuentos by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

96 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ces récits constituent une sorte de chronique de la vie quotidienne à Cuba sous la dictature de Batista. Utilisant ses souvenirs personnels, l'auteur nous offre une description de la société de son pays. Chaque récit est précédé et suivi d'une vignette ; grâce à celles-ci, l'auteur nous reporte au niveau de l'horreur dans laquelle se débattaient les Cubains à l'époque de Batista
Guilty of dancing the chachacha by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like the rhythm of the chachacha, the three short stories in this collection are marked by repetition and contrast. They all begin with the same scene, but each is the genesis of a different love story corresponding to three distinct visions of his native country. In this humorous, ironic and touching work, Cabrera Infante invites the reader on a journey through time, and a quest to discover the many faces of his beloved Cuba
Holy smoke by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At once hilarious, informative and outrageous, this is a marvelously readable homage to the cigar. Sprinkled with a treasure trove of fascinating anecdotes taken from film, history, literature, science, art and folklore, Cabrera Infante lovingly unleashes a veritable arsenal of delicious details about cigars and those who smoke them. Groucho Marx, Sigmund Freud, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Colette, Orson Welles, Marilyn Monroe, and Humphrey Bogart are among the supporting players making guest appearances in this star vehicle for the cigar." "This classic cigar chronicle also explores how cigars are made, the importance of the brand (and the band), why a cigarette is not a cigar, the history of tobacco itself, and the manners and mores of cigar smoking - including how to cut and how to smoke."--Jacket
Un oficio del siglo 20 [i.e. veinte] G. Caín 1954-60 by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

36 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exorcismos de esti(l)o by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

30 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcadia todas las noches by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

43 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanishing point by Richard C Sarafian( Visual )

27 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kowalski is a man who's tried to live by the rules, but experience has left him believing that the pretentions of the world offer no salvation and no freedom. Trying to transcend the limits of life, he takes a Dodge Challenger and bets that he can drive from Denver to San Francisco in fifteen hours. With the police soon in pursuit, he attempts to beat the odds, along the way recalling episodes from his past and encountering a supporting cast of characters who assist him, including Super Soul, a blind DJ who describes Kowalski's progress on the air and soon turns him into a cult hero
O by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

27 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella cantaba boleros by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Spanish and Italian and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guillermo Cabrera Infante by Rosa María Pereda( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in Spanish and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cine o sardina by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El hombre que nació con una pantalla de plata en la boca - El nacimiento de un género - Literatura y cine - El viejo y el mal - La música que viene de ninguna parte - Cine sonoro, siglo de oro - Por quién doblan las películas - Las fotos del cine - Estrellas, actrices y pecadoras - Latinos y ladinos en Hollywood - Ave Félix - Retrato del artista como coleccionista - Adiós al amigo con la cámara - Pompas fúnebres - James Mason. Los juegos prohibidos de un villano inteligente - Aquel que quería ser William Holden - Vivas, bien vivas - La cinemateca de todos - Y la aventura ya
Writes of passage by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen stories about Cuba by a writer whonotes in the prologue: "None, for sure went to jail forimitating Hemingway. I did."
Todo está hecho con espejos : cuentos casi completos by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ninfa inconstante by G Cabrera Infante( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estela no llega a los dieciséis años ni al metro sesenta ni tampoco alcanza a entender la palabrería de ese crítico de cine que se ha enamorado de ella. Él tiene ya una edad y una esposa que ha dejado de esperarlo despierta ... Pero ésta no es otra de esas historias de amor en la que un maduro intelectual queda atrapado por la belleza de una ingenua adolescente, porque Estelita tiene un plan que es de todo menos inocente. De fondo, música de bolero y una Habana ruidosa y sensual
The Borges tradition( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Mea Cuba
Alternative Names
Cabrera, Guillermo, 1929-2005

Cabrera Infante.

Cabrera, Infante 1929-2005

Cabrera Infante, G

Cabrera Infante, G. 1929-2005

Cabrera Infante, Guillermo.

Cabrera Infante, Guillermo 1929-

Cabrera-Infante, Guillermo 1929-2005

Caín, G.

Caín, G. 1929-

Caín, G. 1929-2005

Caín, G. (Guillermo), 1929-

Caín, G. (Guillermo), 1929-2005

Caín, Guillermo 1929-

Caín, Guillermo 1929-2005

Guillermo Cabrera Infante Brits taalkundige (1929-2005)

Guillermo Cabrera Infante Cuban writer

Guillermo Cabrera Infante pisarz kubański

Guillermo Cabrera Infante scrittore cubano

Guillermo Cabrera Infante spanischsprachiger Schriftsteller und Filmkritiker

Guillermo Carbera Infante kubánský spisovatel a filmový kritik

Gulielmus Cabrera Infante

Infante, Cabrera 1929-2005

Infante, G. Cabrera.

Infante, G. Cabrera 1929-

Infante, G. Cabrera 1929-2005

Infante, G. Cabrera (Guillermo Cabrera), 1929-

Infante, G. Cabrera (Guillermo Cabrera), 1929-2005

Infante, Guillermo Cabrera

Infante, Guillermo Cabrera 1929-

Infante Guillermo Cabrera 1929-2005

Infante Kabrera, Guljermo

Kabrera, Guljermo Infante

Кабрера Инфанте, Гильермо

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カブレラ=インファンテ, G

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Infante's InfernoVista del amanecer en el trópicoMea CubaGuilty of dancing the chachachaHoly smokeExorcismos de esti(l)oArcadia todas las nochesO