Haydée Santamaría

Rebel Lives

Edited by Betsy Maclean

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Haydée first achieved notoriety by being one of two women who participated in the armed attack that sparked the Cuban revolution. Later, as director of the world-renowned literary institution, Casa de las Americas, she embraced culture as a tool for social change and provided refuge for exiled Latin American artists and intellectuals.

Included here are tributes by Alicia Alonso, Mario Benedetti, Ariel Dorfman, Melba Hernández, Roberto Fernández Retamar and Silvio Rodríguez.

Published as part of the REBEL LIVES series.

Other titles in the Rebel Lives series:

  • Helen Keller
  • Albert Einstein
  • Sacco & Vanzetti
  • Louise Michel

Haydée Santamaría signifies a world, an attitude, a sensibility as well as a revolution.

—Mario Benedetti

125 pages | ISBN 978-1-876175-59-7