Reading through the book I had to marvel how so many people could be so good over so many years.
So if anything, this book is about adversity, and how to triumph over it, both personally and in business.
This book is an excellent, well written history lesson wrapped around the lives of the Bacardi family.
The deceit and lies of a leader exposed and the effect it had on the population are tragic. The story and the visit to Cuba made me so very grateful to be living as we do in a... Read morePublished 15 days ago by James H. Hunter
A well-written book about a fascinating company that was indelibly intertwined with Cuban history. A great reading choice if you are planning to visit Cuba.Published 26 days ago by Julia Kennedy
Excellent book. The history of Bacardi is fascinating and the history of Cuba is tragic.Published 1 month ago by Dennis Jones
Excellent book on a family and business that obstacles are overcome
with successful results
Great insight into the history of a great brand and pre and post Castro Cuba.Published 4 months ago by James Davies
Great reading,it describes honestly and factually the story of Bacardi in Cuba from the1800's thru the debacle of the revolution up to the present.Highly recommendedPublished 4 months ago by miguel hernandez
This biography was very helpful in understanding the history of Cuba in the rum business and how much it still today, continues to fight for Cuba in so many ways. Excellent!!!Published 5 months ago by mariangela barbosa
Tom Gjelten has written an excellent pose on the Cuban history, political relations between the U.S. and Cuba, and managing a family oriented enterprise. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Connie Nolen