Next Year In Havana

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Author :Chanel Cleeton
Isbn 10 :0399586687
Isbn 13 : 9780399586682

Detail : After the death of her beloved grandparent, a Cuban-American lady travels to capital of Cuba, wherever she discovers the roots of her identity–and finds a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The girl of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assay Perez is an element of Cuba’s elite group, wherever she is essentially protected from the country’s growing political unrest–until she embarks on a underground affair with a dedicated revolutionary… Miami, 2017. Freelance author Marisol Ferrera grew up hearing romantic stories of Cuba from her late grandparent enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assay, WHO was forced to escape along with her family throughout the revolution. Elisa’s last want was for Marisol to scatter her ashes within the country of her birth. inbound in capital of Cuba, Marisol comes face-to-face with the distinction of Cuba’s tropical, unaltered beauty and its touch-and-go political climate. once a lot of case history involves light-weight and Marisol finds herself interested in a person with secrets of his own, she’ll want the teachings of her grandmother’s past to assist her perceive verity which means of bravery.

Next Year in Havana :


Author - Chanel Cleeton
Publisher - Penguin
Pages - 400
ISBN - 0399586695

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Detail - THE JULY PICK FOR REESE WITHERSPOON'S HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB "A beautiful novel that's full of forbidden passions, family secrets and a lot of courage and sacrifice."--Reese Witherspoon After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity--and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution... Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba's high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country's growing political unrest--until she embarks on a clandestine affair with a passionate revolutionary... Miami, 2017. Freelance writer Marisol Ferrera grew up hearing romantic stories of Cuba from her late grandmother Elisa, who was forced to flee with her family during the revolution. Elisa's last wish was for Marisol to scatter her ashes in the country of her birth. Arriving in Havana, Marisol comes face-to-face with the contrast of Cuba's tropical, timeless beauty and its perilous political climate. When more family history comes to light and Marisol finds herself attracted to a man with secrets of his own, she'll need the lessons of her grandmother's past to help her understand the true meaning of courage.

When We Left Cuba :

Author - Chanel Cleeton
Publisher - Berkley
Pages - 368
ISBN - 9780451490865

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Detail - In 1960s Florida, a young Cuban exile will risk her life--and heart--to take back her country in this exhilarating historical novel from the author of Next Year in Havana. Beautiful. Daring. Deadly. The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez--her family, her people, her country. Recruited by the CIA to infiltrate Fidel Castro's inner circle and pulled into the dangerous world of espionage, Beatriz is consumed by her quest for revenge and her desire to reclaim the life she lost. As the Cold War swells like a hurricane over the shores of the Florida Strait, Beatriz is caught between the clash of Cuban American politics and the perils of a forbidden affair with a powerful man driven by ambitions of his own. When the ever-changing tides of history threaten everything she has fought for, she must make a choice between her past and future--but the wrong move could cost Beatriz everything--not just the island she loves, but also the man who has stolen her heart...

Waiting For Snow In Havana :

Biography & Autobiography

Author - Carlos Eire
Publisher - Simon and Schuster
Pages - 320
ISBN - 147110835X

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Detail - A childhood in a privileged household in 1950s Havana was joyous and cruel, like any other-but with certain differences. The neighbour's monkey was liable to escape and run across your roof. Surfing was conducted by driving cars across the breakwater. Lizards and firecrackers made frequent contact. Carlos Eire's childhood was a little different from most. His father was convinced he had been Louis XVI in a past life. At school, classmates with fathers in the Batista government were attended by chauffeurs and bodyguards. At a home crammed with artifacts and paintings, portraits of Jesus spoke to him in dreams and nightmares. Then, in January 1959, the world changes: Batista is suddenly gone, a cigar-smoking guerrilla has taken his place, and Christmas is cancelled. The echo of firing squads is everywhere. And, one by one, the author's schoolmates begin to disappear-spirited away to the United States. Carlos will end up there himself, without his parents, never to see his father again. Narrated with the urgency of a confession, WAITING FOR SNOW IN HAVANA is both an ode to a paradise lost and an exorcism. More than that, it captures the terrible beauty of those times in our lives when we are certain we have died-and then are somehow, miraculously, reborn.

Fly With Me :


Author - Chanel Cleeton
Publisher - Penguin
Pages - 320
ISBN - 1101986972

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Detail - From the author of the Capital Confessions Novels comes the first in the steamy Wild Aces Romance series. U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Noah Miller—call sign Burn—loves nothing more than flying hard and fast. When he meets a gorgeous and sassy woman while partying in Las Vegas, he immediately locks on to her. Jordan Callahan owns a thriving clothing boutique, but her love life is far less successful. Her luck changes when six feet, two inches of sexy swagger asks her to dance and turns her world upside down. One scorching weekend becomes an undeniable chemistry that they can’t leave in Vegas. But the long distance relationship and their different lives threaten to ground their romance. And when the dangers of Noah’s job become all too real, Jordan learns being with a fighter pilot means risking it all for a shot at love…

Next Year in Cuba: A Cubano's Coming of Age :

Author - Gustavo Pérez Firmat
Publisher - Arte Publico Press
Pages -
ISBN - 9781611922349

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Through the Wall : A Year in Havana

Political Science

Author - Margot Pepper
Publisher - Freedom Voices Publications
Pages - 333
ISBN - 9780915117178

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Detail - Margot Pepper's memoir propels us through the blockade to post-cold war Cuba. It's a surreal world where high-ranking officials are required to pick up hitch-hikers. Root canals, cosmetic surgery and graduate school are free, but toilet paper is exorbitant. There's no income tax nor homelessness, yet no house-paint either. As the story unfolds, Margot pursues a passionate love affair with a penniless Mexican poet who shakes up her views about Cuba. With cinematic vividness, Through the Wall reveals the failures and successes of one of the few functioning alternatives to corporate-run government, and draws out lessons that will be embraced by all who believe another world is possible. Being a great read also helps! "From her unique vantage point as a journalist working for a year in Special Period Cuba, Margot Pepper has written a smart and politically sophisticated memoir. Interweaving her past as the Mexico City-born daughter of a blacklisted Hollywood producer with the travails of her daily life in Cuba and the larger context of Cuban society in general, her work is imbued with her own political analysis and convictions and captures the feelings as well as the heartbeat of struggling Cuba during such a crucial time. Bravo, Margot Pepper, for writing such an honest and important work. & iexcl;Punto!" [Piri Thomas, author of Down These Mean Streets]

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