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—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."
This story is auto-biographical and I was captivated by both the story and the author. I went on to read several other books by Carlos Eire (including one of his scholarly... Read morePublished 17 days ago by tarheel
As soon as I finished Eire's Waiting for Snow in Havana, I rushed to get my hands on Learning to Die in Miami. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Victor A. Triay
I too came here from Cuba in 1962 and I can thoroughly relate to his story.
I was not a Pedro Pan child, I came with my parents. Read more
This is one of the most astounding books I have recently read about heroism and strength of a young boy moving to the United States. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Paula Mills
Incredible book that uncovers the complexities of exile and all the complications and sufferings that can occur after initial exile. Fascinating and beautifully written.Published 6 months ago by Dawnzilla
An eleven year old critiques Cuban American relationships in a random chronology with many gaps. There is no take away. PhilipPublished 6 months ago by philip schafer
Excellent telling of one young boy's incredible journey from Cuba to the United States and American citizenship. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Susan Smith
It is also about redemption, great love, great sacrifice , and the miracle that was the USA until a few short years ago. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Maria . Classic Mystery Lover
I am not finished reading the book as of yet. The first page did not wow me, and so it was hard to pick up again. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Judith Morello