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Brittan, Jennifer

The Mambi-Land, or Adventures of a Herald Correspondent in Cuba

A Critical Edition James J. O'Kelly. Edited by Jennifer Brittan

In late 1872, the New York Herald named James J. O’Kelly its special correspondent to Cuba, to cover what would later be known as the Ten Years’ War. O’Kelly was tasked with crossing Spanish lines, locating the insurgent camps, and interviewing the president of the Cuban republic, Carlos Manuel de... More