After Havana : An epic and explosive novel of Cuba in 1958, After Havana is the story of the nightclubs, revolutionaries, and secret police forces in the sour twilight of the Batista empire. Sloan is a white American horn player with a bruised past and a wounded heart. Anita is the mixed-race beauty who will recapture his love and spark a manhunt through the streets of the city and into the heart of Castro's rebel-held Sierre Maestra mountains. Carlos Delgado is the famed rebel Communist leader, having secretly returned to his homeland. And Cardoso is the haunted secret police agent assigned to hunt Delgado and cripple the revolution.