From Simon & Schuster, The Great American is Alex Abella's romantic novel about a young revolutionary.
Involved in a romance with Laura, a young revolutionary, Ohio Marine William Morgan, stationed in pre-Castro Havana, becomes caught up in the turbulent struggle against Batista, only to be faced with disillusionment, loss, and betrayal in the aftermath of Castro's triumph.
Alex Abella is an author and journalist. He is known for his books Soldiers of Reason: The RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire (2008) and Shadow Enemies: Hitler’s Secret Terrorist Plot Against the United States (2003). Abella graduated from Colombia University.