Cuba: A Traveler's Literary Companion
Whereabouts Press, 2002 - 234 pages
Travel to Cuba in the company of its finest writers and gain an understanding of its remarkable mystique. The seventeen stories in this volume-some of which appear in English for the first time-will take you on an odyssey through the country's rich past to its dynamic present, where it is poised at the brink of immense change. Arranged by the areas of Cuba they illuminate, these stories offer up a rich literary banquet. Included is a piece by Reinaldo Arenas of Before Night Falls fame (now a major motion picture). Ann Louise Bardach is the author of the forthcoming book Troubled Waters: The Havana-Miami Showdown (Random House). She has written extensively about Cuba for Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, the New Republic, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and other publications. She lives in Carpinteria, California. Contributors include: Reinaldo Arenas Alejo Carpentier Christina Garcia Pedro Juan Gutierrez Jose Lezama Lima Achy Obejas Vergilio Pinera Zoe Valdes and more Also available Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95, 1-883513-00-6 a_? CUSA Prague: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95, 1-883513-01-4 a_? CUSA Vietnam: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-02-2 a_? CUSA Israel: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $12.95 1-883513-03-0 a_? CUSA Greece: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-04-9 a_? CUSA Australia: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-05-7 a_? CUSA Amsterdam: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-09-X a_? CUSA
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You'll ask who am I to tell you that. But I do have my moral code, I told you once I'
m a patriot and a Lezama Liman. The Revolution needs people like you, because
what the Yankees won't manage, the food, the bureaucracy, their kind of ...
When I get older, I'll tell my father a rumor I heard that Stevenson, for all his
heroics, practiced his best boxing moves on his wife, and my father will look at
me like I'm crazy and say, Yeah, well, he's a Communist, what did you expect,
In college one day, I'll tell my mother on the phone that I want to go back to Cuba
to see, to consider all these questions, and she'll pause, then say, What for?
There's nothing there for you, we'll tell you whatever you need to know, don't you
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CUBA: A Traveler's Literary CompanionAvis d'utilisateur - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The eighth in this engaging international series offers 22 short stories and excerpts from longer works, several previously unavailable in English. There are perhaps too many of the latter (novels by ... Consulter l'avis complet
Senel Paz Strawberry and Chocolate
Jose Lezama Lima Paradiso
Antonio Jose Ponte In the Cold of the Malecon
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