—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A very intelligent and sensitive bird's-eye view of a Cuban exile's boyhood experiences in America . . . eloquent and moving."
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This book is a beautiful journey from a Cuban boy who was separated from his parents to go to a promised land, United State of America. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Amaro
I have not read it yet. I bought the book as a gift for my sister. She read it over the Christmas holidays. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Kkat
For the history lover this is a personal remembrance of one man's experience who came to US as part of 'Peter Pan' flights in early 1960s from early Cuban revolutionary epoch. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Maria Roges
Another excellent book by Carlos Eire. After reading Waiting for Snow in Havana I had to read this one too. I was not disappointed. Read morePublished 2 months ago by NCgrandma
this was a fascinating, well-written book, & i enjoyed reading it immensely; i suggest that you also read dr. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jean L. Berryman
His writing is superior
His story is beautiful Ly told
His book is so informative although I have lived in Miami since 1948 I learned so much
Am in love with Carlos Eire's writing - so descriptive, so heartwarming, so sad, so happy!Published 7 months ago by Teena B. Sandstrom