Long relegated to boardrooms and back room card tables, the cigar has emerged to attain mass appeal while still holding on to its macho mystique. Amid the wide assortment of cigars available, the Havana stands head and shoulders above the rest. An ideal introduction for the neophyte as well as a superb guide for the aficionado, this book reviews the hallowed history of cigars in Cuba, and describes in detail the processes involved in creating them. Original photography reveals the beauty of the land and the hands and faces of the craftsmen and women behind each Havana cigar. Also included is an invaluable catalogue raisonne of Havana cigars.